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Posted: August 28, 2015 at 11:04 am

When the papers give too much unnecessary detail, or not enough

July Media Monitoring blog by Georgia Tomlinson Unnecessary detail. That was the problem with several newspaper stories in July. The sorts of details that are…

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Posted: August 5, 2015 at 9:51 am

Mail On Sunday breaks industry guidance on asylum reporting

The Mail on Sunday’s headline story “FREE HOTEL ROOMS FOR THE CALAIS STOWAWAYS” is not only inaccurate, misleading, and discriminatory, but to the extent that…

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Posted: August 3, 2015 at 4:16 pm

Hacked Off respond to Recognition Panel consultation

Hacked Off have submitted a detailed response, backed by media academics, regulatory experts and individuals personally affected by press abuse, to the independent Press Recognition…

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Posted: July 17, 2015 at 4:09 pm

‘They’re all the same, that lot!’

June - Media Monitoring Blog By Daisy Cooper. Why would you identify someone in a newspaper (whether that person is an alleged criminal or a…

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Posted: July 7, 2015 at 3:29 pm

Tiny Telegraph correction for front-page Sturgeon splash is absurd

Yesterday, the press complaints body IPSO ruled that the Telegraph had published inaccurate information in its front-page story “Sturgeon’s secret backing for Cameron”, but by…

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Posted: July 1, 2015 at 11:49 am

Newspaper headlines – you couldn’t make them up. But they just did.

May – Media Monitoring Blog By Georgia Tomlinson and Daisy Cooper What happens when regulation fails and editors ignore public outrage? Here is a textbook…

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Posted: July 1, 2015 at 9:04 am

Dr Evan Harris and Daisy Cooper appointed Joint Executive Directors of Hacked Off

Dr Evan Harris and Daisy Cooper have been appointed as Joint Executive Directors of Hacked Off, the campaign for a free and accountable press. Dr…

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Posted: June 26, 2015 at 10:53 am

When journalists ignore source material it is public debate which pays the price

Lucy Reed Christopher Booker wrote about the case of Ethan Williams in The Telegraph on 20 June 2105, in an article entitled: “When judges defy instinct, it…

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Posted: June 25, 2015 at 9:57 am

Joan Smith steps down to concentrate on writing career

25 June 2015 After a year as Executive Director, Joan Smith is stepping down from the post and returning to full-time writing. Joan Smith said:…

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Posted: June 17, 2015 at 1:41 pm

Tabloids, killers and the interests of the public

How the tabloid obsession with child-killers led to questions in court, and questions of morality By James Doleman (@jamesdoleman) Yesterday's revelations that the, now defunct,…

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