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News: IMPRESS, the alternative press regulator, announces its first board

IMPRESS, The Independent Monitor for the Press, yesterday announced the members of its first Board.They will join Walter Merricks CBE, whose appointment as the first Chair of IMPRESS was announced in… 959 more words

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News: Tom Watson MP, Second Annual Leveson Lecture; Unfinished Business - Tamsin Turk

On 3 December 2014, at the invitation of the campaigning group Hacked Off, Tom Watson MP gave the Second Annual Leveson Lecture, to a large audience in Westminster. 668 more words

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Press needs a regulator to protect itself and the rest of us - Angela Phillips

When the News of the World newspaper closed in 2011, in the wake of the phone hacking scandal, its editor, Colin Myler, said: “I know we produce a paper to be proud of. 1,033 more words

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Sleepy IPSO, Zombie PCC and the Neglected Public - Michelle Gribbon

On 8 September 2014, the discredited Press Complaints Commission (“PCC”) finally closed its doors and its successor – IPSO – was launched. The supposedly “new” regulator… 622 more words


Paul Vickers: IPSO architect departs as cracks widen - Brian Cathcart

The departure of Paul Vickers from Trinity Mirror is an important development for the press industry, though characteristically the big newspaper groups have chosen not to share the implications with their readers. 657 more words

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The Culture Secretary, RIPA and Press Lapdogs - Evan Harris

Culture Secretary, Sajid Javid, went to the Society of Editors Conference to flatter and deceive.  And I was on hand yesterday to witness the sight of the fearless watchdogs of the British press lap it all up.  1,022 more words

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IPSO chair’s speech to Society of Editors does not bode well for self-regulator - Brian Cathcart

Within days of his appointment last summer as chair of Ipso, the new press self-regulator, former judge Sir Alan Moses, was promising that he would reform it dramatically. 1,092 more words

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