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Brooks Newmark, Public Interest and the Editors' Code - will IPSO act?

On Saturday 27 September 2014, Conservative MP and Minister for Civil Society Brooks Newmark was approached by the Sunday Mirror and was confronted with the fact that he had exchanged “X-rated photos” with an undercover reporter posing as a female party activist.  1,488 more words


Regulators! Mount Up!

Far from Warren G’s and Nate Dogg’s idea of it, media regulation is a common practice in the interconnected society we live in. Often socially driven, we deem there is specific times and places where we can use and view the media we consume. 573 more words


The media & its influences: moral panics, social anxieties & audience regulation.

I have brushed over topics similar to this one in some of my previous blog posts last semester for BCM110. I discussed topics such as Miley Cyrus and the social anxieties surrounding her sexualisation in the media, and the image this portrays to her former child fans, as well as the TV show Breaking Bad and how some argue that it normalises drug use to the public. 502 more words


The IMPRESS Project: a viable, independent model of press regulation?

Our Founding Director, Jonathan Heawood,  recently spoke with the LSE Media Policy Project and members of the industry, academia and civil society about the project’s progress and goals.  1,120 more words

Hacked Off: IPSO launched with a whisper - Michelle Gribbon

Nearly two years after the Leveson Inquiry into press ethics which condemned the Press Complaints Commission, a “new” press regulator IPSO finally opened its doors on 8 September after months of delay. 1,169 more words

Leveson Inquiry

No Regulations For Me..

There were no real regulations in regards to media when it came to parental control but more regulations about the external use of it. As the technology I had access to as a child while living on the farm meant that there were difficulties. 713 more words

Media Regulation in the Digital World

Media regulation is becoming increasingly difficult as regulators and governments are facing a shift into the great unknown of the digital world. The internet has bombarded the media environment with content, enabling anybody and everybody the capacity to become their own ‘media agency’. 522 more words

Media, Audience And Place