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Independence key selling point for Sir Harry's Impress regulator - but funding could be stumbling blockBy Dominic Ponsford | 10 Dec 2013
The backers of a new proposed press regulator called Impress say that independence will be its key selling point.
By Press Gazette | 09 Dec 2013
A group of free speech campaigners are planning to set up a rival system of press regulation which they say will be fully compliant with the Leveson plan.
Government may 'welcome' fact publishers have signed up to IPSO regulator but the law it backed will penalise membersBy Dominic Ponsford | 06 Dec 2013
The Government is acting like a drunken dad who beats his kids and then buys them presents when it comes to the press at the moment.
Most national and regional newspaper publishers sign contracts on IPSO regulator in defiance of Royal CharterBy Dominic Ponsford | 05 Dec 2013
Some 90 per cent of national newspaper publishers are said to have signed contracts on a new system of press regulation in defiance of the cross-party Royal Charter.
By Darren Boyle | 05 Dec 2013
A leading Tory MP and former journalist has called for a UK Bill of Rights to secure press freedom to replace the Government’s planned Royal Charter backed regulator.
Nick Davies and David Yelland join forces to call for publishers to back press regulation Royal CharterBy Dominic Ponsford | 29 Nov 2013
Investigative journalist Nick Davies and former Sun editor David Yelland have joined forces to call for publishers to sign up to the Government’s preferred system of press regulation.
By Darren Boyle | 25 Nov 2013
Hacked Off has warned regional newspapers that they will be stung for massive damages if they refuse to join the Government’s preferred press regulator.
Without fear and without favour? Hacked Off believes press has failed to properly scrutinise IPSO regulation planBy Brian Cathcart | 18 Nov 2013
Every ethical journalist must surely accept the principle that if the press is tough on wrongdoing in other walks of life – banks, energy companies, the police, social workers – then it must be at least equally tough on wrongdoing in its own ranks.
Independent Press Standards Organisation is not independent, but it may be the 'best worst' solution we haveBy Dominic Ponsford | 15 Nov 2013
It seems almost certain now that most major news publishers will end up being regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation.
Crime reporters scrap annual drinks with police officers in the wake of mass boycott by Scotland YardBy Dominic Ponsford | 14 Nov 2013
The Crime Reporters Association has decided to scrap its annual Christmas drinks with police officers following a boycott of the event last year.
By Dominic Ponsford | 11 Nov 2013
Former chairman of both the BBC and ITV Lord Grade has said that swift introduction of the new Independent Press Standards Organisation presents the best way for the UK press to restore confidence in the wake of the hacking scandal. Delivering the Society of Editors lecture at the group's an
By Darren Boyle | 11 Nov 2013
The Labour Party has vowed not to introduce new regulations restricting press freedom if they win the 2015 general election.
Fleet Street editor says libel fears could force industry to support Government's Royal Charter regulatorBy Darren Boyle | 07 Nov 2013
Newspapers will sign up to the Government’s Royal Charter once they start getting hit for costs in libel courts a leading editor has claimed.
By Mick Hume | 07 Nov 2013
The judge told the jury in the trial of two former News of the World editors for alleged phone-hacking that “The defendants are on trial but British justice is also on trial”.
By Darren Boyle | 06 Nov 2013
The newspaper and magazine industry has today lodged its formal appeal against the High Court decision not to grant a judicial review over the Privy Council’s rejection of the industry’s proposed Royal Charter.
Government appears content to let publishers ignore Royal Charter and run the risk of punitive libel and privacy case costsBy Dominic Ponsford | 04 Nov 2013
Culture Secretary Maria Miller's apparent admission that the controversial Royal Charter on press regulation will be 'redundant' if the industry's Independent Press Standards Organisation works has been widely interpreted as a breakthrough in the ongoing hostility between publish
Marr: Could publishers' IPSO regulator make Royal Charter redundant? Miller: 'Subject to them doing it'By Dominic Ponsford | 03 Nov 2013
Culture Secretary Maria Miller appeared to indicate today that the cross-party Royal Charter on press regulation passed this week could be redundant.
By Darren Boyle | 31 Oct 2013
The threat of statutory press regulation is still being made despite the passing of the Governement’s Royal Charter, culture secretary Maria Miller revealed today.
By PA Mediapoint | 30 Oct 2013
The Queen has given her approval to a new Royal Charter governing the regulation of the press.
By Darren Boyle | 30 Oct 2013
The Government has offered the newspaper industry a final compromise on press regulation in its cross-party Royal Charter on press regulation.