Regulation

By William Turvill and Press Association 21 October 8:38
The story, from 29 July, was brought to the attention of the new press regulator by Conservative MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.
By William Turvill 20 October 13:06
Three weeks ago, the Sunday Mirror’s front page revealed that the Conservative MP had exchanged lewd online messages with a journalist - Alex Wickham of the Guido Fawkes blog - posing as a “twenty something Tory PR girl”.
By Press Gazette 30 September 16:45
Chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses said subterfuge should only be used as a "last resort" as a means of discovering evidence which the newspaper already suspected existed.
By PA Mediapoint 30 September 10:00

It is for the new press regulator to decide whether a newspaper "sting" operation that forced a minister to resign in a sex scandal was legitimate, David Cameron has said.

By Dominic Ponsford 30 September 8:38
Sunday Mirror editor in chief Lloyd Embley has apologised for the use of photos of women without their permission in a ‘sexting’ sting which prompted the resignaton of a Conservative minister.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 September 9:04
Sunday Mirror editor in chief Lloyd Embley has said there was a “nailed on public interest” to its story yesterday revealing that a married Tory minister had exchanged lewd online messages with a journalist posing as a PR girl.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 September 15:26
A small number of accredited journalists are to be allowed to cover a forthcoming terrorism trial which is shrouded in an unprecedented level of secrecy.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 September 11:43

The Newspaper Society has backed Press Gazette’s Save Our Sources campaign against public authorities' use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to spy on journalists without external oversight.

By Dominic Ponsford 12 September 8:55
The Daily Telegraph has become the last newspaper to be censured by the PCC after it published details after needlessly identifying the wife of a convicted paedophile.
By Cleland Thom 11 September 10:26
The Metropolitan Police were wrong to warn people who watched the video of the beheading of an American journalist that they could be committing a crime.
By William Turvill 11 September 8:56
The PCC, which has this week ceased to exist, investigated after a member of the public claimed the paper had breached clause 16 (payments to criminals) of the Editors' Code of Practice.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 September 15:33
Head of new press regulator the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses today insisted that the new body would live up to the first word of its name.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 September 15:25
The board of the Independent Press Standards Organisation has today confirmed the names of the 12-person committee who will hear its complaints.
By Press Association 08 September 8:33
Court of Appeal judge Sir Alan Moses said the Independent Press Standards Organisation would deal with "the standards of the press and enforcing the editor's code" as well as specific complaints but would allow "a wild, unruly press".
By Dominic Ponsford 05 September 12:15
Guardian media blogger Roy Greenslade once described Express Newspapers boss Richard Desmond as a “rogue publisher” in a piece outlining his decision to the leave the PCC.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 September 8:20
The Guardian, Observer and Guardian.com join Evgeny Lebedev’s Indendent and Standard titles and the FT in refusing to sign up to IPSO.
By William Turvill 04 September 11:42
The Media Standards Trust looked at stories published in 18 daily and Sunday newspapers (with The Sun titles considered together) – excluding the i, FT Weekend, Evening Standard and Metro, titles which Press Gazette considers ‘national’ – over the 12 months after the publication of the Leveson Report.
By William Turvill 03 September 12:24
All the main UK national newspaper publishers have signed up to new regulator IPSO, with the exception of Guardian News and Media, the Financial Times and Evgeny Lebedev’s Independent/Evening Standard titles.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 August 8:59
Rival press regulator today IMPRESS today announced the members of the appointments panel which will pick its board.
By William Turvill 28 August 14:21
According to the Newspaper Society, IPSO chairman Sir Alan Moses has written to publisher to confirm the launch date.

Pages