Posted: August 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm

PRP defer decision over IMPRESS recognition – Hacked Off reaction

After receiving multiple letters from press industry lobbyists over the last two weeks making veiled legal threats and mostly unsubstantiated allegations of impropriety, the Press…

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Posted: July 28, 2016 at 9:48 am

ITN’s complaint to IPSO over hijab article is a waste of time

By Brian Cathcart ITN and the Channel 4 News reporter Fatima Manji have joined many others in complaining to IPSO about Kelvin MacKenzie’s crass remarks…

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Posted: July 5, 2016 at 5:27 pm

BREXIT and the newspapers – where was IPSO?

Most independent commentators have slammed a number of the big newspapers for misleading the public on the referendum, with the New Statesman going so far…

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Posted: June 15, 2016 at 3:19 pm

Press abuse victims welcome David Cameron agreement to meet

At Prime Minister’s Questions today, when asked by Jeremy Corbyn, David Cameron said he would be willing to meet with victims of press abuse. Victims…

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Posted: June 3, 2016 at 3:47 pm

Hacked Off respond to the NMA’s attack on IMPRESS: “ill-tempered and poorly reasoned”

On June 2nd, the Press Recognition Panel (PRP) closed the second “call for evidence” over the decision over whether to award recognition to the IMPRESS…

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Posted: May 31, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Should IPSO investigate the Sun? Of course. But it won’t.

By Brian Cathcart When the editor of a national newspaper announces that, having been found guilty by his regulator of misleading his readers, he is…

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Posted: May 18, 2016 at 11:45 am

Hacked Off responds to IPSO “Queen Backs Brexit” Adjudication

IPSO’s feeble buried adjudication is not an effective remedy   Responding to the announcement by IPSO that it has upheld a complaint against The Sun…

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Posted: May 13, 2016 at 11:05 am

Deceiving a bereaved mother – another low from the Daily Mail

March Media Monitoring Over the years, Hacked Off has given a platform to victims of press intrusion.  Many ordinary people become victims of press intrusion…

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Posted: May 9, 2016 at 11:20 am


by Brian Cathcart The corporate papers that are determined to resist Leveson-based reform are currently playing what they evidently consider to be their strongest card,…

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Posted: April 29, 2016 at 2:16 pm

The Sun, Rebekah Brooks and a rampage of unethical conduct

By Brian Cathcart That was a bad week for the Sun. First the Hillsborough verdict removed the last shred of doubt that the paper’s infamous…

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