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Faking Change: a brief history of IPSO - Brian Cathcart

The Independent Press Standards Organisation (“IPSO”) began, as it could only have begun, in disaster. Nothing less could have stirred the men who own and run Britain’s big national newspaper groups to alter in any way a system of ‘self-regulation‘ that had protected their interests so well for decades. 1,404 more words

Leveson Inquiry

Three key reasons why the Royal Charter is better for journalists than IPSO - Brian Cathcart

The Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press was sealed on 30 October 2013.  It has widespread public and political support.  And, most importantly, it is better for journalists than the newspaper proprietors’ latest regulatory fig leaf, IPSO.  807 more words

Leveson Inquiry