Regulation

By William Turvill 31 July 15:56
The chief executive of News UK Mike Darcey has asked the Press Recognition Panel not to consider applications from potential press regulators with no members.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 July 19:10
Founder board member of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Bill Newman has been sacked from the body - apparently because he used to work for The Sun.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 July 16:18
The only former tabloid journalist on the board of rival press regulator IMPRESS has resigned and withdrawn her support from the body.
By William Turvill 06 July 10:31
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld in part a privacy complaint against Mail Online after it published details about a woman's sexual relationship and preferences.
By William Turvill 06 July 9:39
The Daily Telegraph has today published a page-two correction - and a front page reference to it - over its leaked Nicola Sturgeon memorandum.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 July 10:49
Three national newspapers have been censured by press regulator IPSO over inaccurate reports of a court case.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 June 10:52
The Herald in Glasgow has been told by press regulator IPSO to apologise to a man who featured in an inaccurate story about a libel case.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 June 15:29
Riding up in the glass lift at the Richard Rogers-designed offices of the Press Recognition Panel in the City of London I muse that regulating the regulator of the press is rather more lucrative than reporting on it.
By William Turvill and Press Association 22 June 12:48
But the press regulator upheld a complaint that the Express website was inaccurate to illustrate the story with a picture of a child holding a hangun.
By William Turvill 19 June 10:00
The Times has republished a correction, and promoted it on the front page, over an inaccurate story about Labour's tax plans.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 June 16:02
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has begun the process of setting up a low cost arbitration scheme for settling libel and privacy claims.
By William Turvill 11 June 10:23
Since replacing the Press Complaints Commission in September, IPSO has ruled on at least 28 complaints made by third parties, accoridng to Press Gazette research.
By William Turvill 04 June 9:01
The Guardian readers’ editor has revealed that he received 29,551 in the year to March, an increase of more than 3,000 on the year before. (Picture: Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford 28 May 9:40
The Sun has been censured by the Independent Press Standards Organisation over a Rod Liddle column which poked fund at a blind and transgender Labour parliamentary candidate.
By PA Media Lawyer 27 May 9:55
The Glasgow-based Herald newspaper was ordered to publish a correction after the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) partially upheld a complaint about accuracy.
By William Turvill 22 May 9:18
Home Secretary Theresa May proposed that broadcast regulator Ofcom be given the power “censor” transmissions involving “extremist content”, according to a leaked letter in which the former culture secretary condemned the plans.
By Nicholas Griffin QC and Robert O’Sullivan QC 20 May 16:23
Two QCs specialising in surveillance and privacy warn that new government protections for journalists' sources may prove to be "illusory" and they urge the industry to keep up the Save Our Sources battle
By Dominic Ponsford 20 May 10:48
New press regulator IMPRESS has revealed that it is applying for official recognition under the Parliament-backed Royal Charter process.
By PA Media Lawyer 14 May 12:47
A complaint that a newspaper failed to take care over the accuracy of a story based on information from a local authority's website - which later turned out to be wrong - has been rejected by the Independent Press Standards Organisation.
By PA Media Lawyer 07 May 12:49
A new and updated edition of the guidance on reporting restriction in courts was published yesterday.

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