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The Clock is Ticking for IPSO, UK’s New Press Regulator - Damian Tambini

Journalists have been imprisoned in the UK in the past weeks and more are to be sentenced. This is a sombre moment, and one in which it would be hoped that the newspaper industry and civil society might resolve to reach a new settlement  to prevent such a mess occurring again in the future.


Not the end of the hacking story- Malcolm Dean

Contrary to tabloid assertions that the hacking scandal is now over following yesterday’s sentences on Andy Coulson, former Editor of News of the World, and four other members of that stable, some 59 people still face trials for making or receiving corrupt payments for confidential information.

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Hacked Off: Rothermere papers commit almost half of all PCC Code breaches in 2014

With the newspaper industry’s flawed IPSO project – its replacement for the failed PCC – delayed yet again to September 2014 or even ‘Autumn’, the PCC  359 more words

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IMPRESS moves another step closer to launch

The IMPRESS Project today (Monday 30 June, 2014) announced that leading City of London law firm Goodman Derrick LLP has been commissioned to assist in the establishment of IMPRESS: the Independent Monitor for the Press. 437 more words

Hacked Off: Three Important Recent Developments in relation to Press Regulation

The news this week has been dominated by the verdicts in the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey.  But there have been three important developments this week in relation to press regulation which have not received much in the way of media coverage.

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Hacking trial was just round one in the fight to rescue journalism - Steven Barnett

This is a defining moment for British journalism. Not because of the phone hacking verdicts, which frankly told us little more than the trial had already revealed. 993 more words

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Hislop, Coogan and the question of who really stands for free expression - Brian Cathcart

Ian Hislop and his Private Eye colleague Francis Wheen have resigned as patrons of Index on Censorship in protest at the appointment of Steve Coogan, apparently on the grounds that Coogan’s association with Hacked Off makes him an enemy of free expression.

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