Tags » Media Regulation

Who regulates online video? And social media?

As of the middle of 2018, there was no regulator for social media in the UK, noted the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) in its… 156 more words


Hacked Off: Gatwick Drones and Cliff’s Law: privacy invasion without public interest justification

The debate on whether a new law should be introduced, dubbed ‘Cliff’s Law’, has recently resurfaced.  This is in part due to the ‘Gatwick Drones’coverage over the Christmas period, when a couple was, in effect, wrongly accused on the front page of two national newspapers of being involved in criminal activity after they were arrested on suspicion of being responsible for the Gatwick airport drone disruption. 512 more words


Drone hysteria and the serial privacy invaders of the British Press - Hugh Tomlinson QC

The news last week was dominated by the “Gatwick drones” with the country’s second busiest airport being closed three times in three days and 140,000 passengers being stranded.  800 more words


Brexit, Leveson 2 and why 2019 could be the year for press reform - Brian Cathcart

On no fewer than five occasions in the course of his inquiry into the press in 2011-12, Brian Leveson expressed to witnesses and the public a concern that his report might end up gathering dust on the second shelf of a professor of journalism’s bookcase – nothing more than historical evidence of wasted effort. 960 more words

Media Regulation

Racism in the Press: the lessons of the Raheem Sterling case - Brian Cathcart

Calls for change from within the press are welcome but will make no lasting difference. The only workable remedy is effective, independent regulation that takes racism seriously. 973 more words


Bob the Builder: can IPSO fix it? - Paul Magrath

The Transparency Project referred a complaint to the Independent Press Standards Organisation after the Daily Mail refused to correct substantive inaccuracies in a headline and article about a family court judgment. 1,119 more words

Media Regulation