By William Turvill | 06 Oct 2015
Metropolitan Police guidelines require officers to register “personal” relationships with journalists, consider the “motivation” of a drink offer and “avoid” the term off the record. The Met’s Media Policy Toolkit, which advises staff on how to deal with media issues, “takes account of” Lord Just
By Dominic Ponsford | 24 Sep 2015

A former head of the Metropolitan Police believes David Cameron set up the Leveson Inquiry to take the “heat” away from himself and the Government.

By William Turvill | 24 Sep 2015
Tony Gallagher fears the Bribery Act would have prevented The Daily Telegraph from exposing the MPs’ expenses scandal.
By Dominic Ponsford | 11 Sep 2015
Following the minutiae of the debate around press regulation sometimes bores even me. But bear with me because news that the Press Recognition Panel (PRP) is today open for business is a development which could have major repercussions for all journalists.
By Dominic Ponsford | 08 Sep 2015
Loaded opinion polls were used today to claim that press regulator IPSO is failing, or has been given a clear bill of health – depending on your view point.
By William Turvill | 31 Jul 2015
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 | 23 Jun 2015
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 Dominic Ponsford | 21 May 2015
Campaign group Hacked Off has predicted that Trinity Mirror will face hundreds more phone-hacking claims.
By William Turvill | 11 May 2015
Labour MP Chris Bryant has been named as the shadow culture secretary, replacing Harriet Harman, who has held the position since 2011.
By William Turvill | 29 Apr 2015
A Conservative government would not seek to change the current system of press regulation, the Culture Secretary has said.
By Dominic Ponsford | 16 Apr 2015
The outcome of the general election could have dramatic consequences for the future of journalism in the UK.
By William Turvill | 15 Apr 2015
The Liberal Democrat election manifesto calls for action from Parliament if the press continues to refuse to sign up to a regulator which complies with the Leveson report.
By William Turvill | 14 Apr 2015
The Conservative Party has pledged to offer journalists “explicit protection” under the British Bill of Rights, which it wants to replace the Human Rights Act, in its 2015 election manifesto.
By Matthew Gilley | 14 Apr 2015
Most members of the public quizzed by Press Gazette in a vox pop today did not appear to agree with Labour's manifesto plan for tougher press regulation.
By Dominic Ponsford | 14 Apr 2015
Labour’s pledge to enforce the Leveson report recommendations could ultimately see the UK press threatened with regulation by Ofcom.
By William Turvill | 13 Apr 2015
The Labour Party has today pledged “implementation of the recommendations of the Leveson Inquiry” in its 2015 election manifesto.
By Press Gazette | 31 Dec 2014

An advert for the campaign group Hacked Off has been banned for misleading consumers with "ambiguous" information about Lord Justice Leveson's involvement in the Royal Charter.

By William Turvill | 04 Dec 2014
Press Gazette has discovered a sharp increase in police investigations into media leaks during the Leveson Inquiry.
By Dominic Ponsford | 03 Nov 2014
The Regulatory Funding Company appoints the Editors’ Code Committee and also has some influence over appointments to the IPSO board and complaints committee.
By Dominic Ponsford | 05 Sep 2014
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.