News UK chief executive urges Press Recognition Panel not to consider applications from regulators with no membersBy 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.
It has funding of £3m, eight staff and currently no one to regulate: Meet the Press Recognition PanelBy 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.
Hacked Off: Mirror faces hundreds of hacking claims but could curb costs by joining Leveson-compliant press regulatorBy 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.
Sajid Javid rules out Tory press regulation intervention: 'Our job is done as a government. It's up to the press'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.
Leveson II, break up of News UK, state-backed press regulation... what the election could mean for journalistsBy Dominic Ponsford | 16 Apr 2015
The outcome of the general election could have dramatic consequences for the future of journalism in the UK.
Lib Dem manifesto: If press hasn't signed up for 'genuinely independent self-regulation' in a year, 'Parliament will need to act'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.
Conservative manifesto pledges protection for journalists under bill of rights and makes no Leveson commitmentsBy 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.
The Leveson effect: Sharp increase in police media leak investigations, relations with journalists at 'all-time low'By William Turvill | 04 Dec 2014
Press Gazette has discovered a sharp increase in police investigations into media leaks during the Leveson Inquiry.
Telegraph's Murdoch MacLennan and Mail editor Dacre take press regulation roles - Royal Charter Recognition Panel namedBy 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.
By Dominic Ponsford | 05 Sep 2014
The Guardian, Observer and Guardian.com join Evgeny Lebedev’s Indendent and Standard titles and the FT in refusing to sign up to IPSO.
Research says press coverage of Leveson and Royal Charter overwhelmingly negative without being backed by evidenceBy William Turvill | 04 Sep 2014
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 Repor
Rival press regulator IMPRESS announces appointments panel ahead of planned launch by the end of the yearBy Dominic Ponsford | 29 Aug 2014
Rival press regulator today IMPRESS today announced the members of the appointments panel which will pick its board.
By Press Gazette | 29 May 2014
Independent journalist Joan Smith is to take over from Brian Cathcart as executive director of press reform pressure group Hacked Off.
By Dominic Ponsford | 28 May 2014
The 12-person board which will head up the Independent Press Standards Organisation has been revealed today and comprises five press industry representatives and six figures from outside the industry.