Posted: November 24, 2015 at 5:07 pm

The Sun’s lying headline and the hopelessness of IPSO

By Brian Cathcart   If you want to see why dishonest editors are so attached to their sham regulator, IPSO, and why this is extremely…

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Posted: November 16, 2015 at 4:35 pm

The end of 300 years of press freedom? Pull the other one : Jo Brand delivers Hacked Off’s Third Annual Leveson Lecture

We are very happy to announce that this year the Annual Leveson Lecture will be delivered by none other than Jo Brand. Her lecture promises…

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Posted: November 10, 2015 at 2:20 pm

The Press Recognition Panel is far from a waste of time and money

Written by Steven Barnett, professor of communications at the University of Westminster The Press Recognition Panel was painstakingly put together in a manner that will…

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September papers
Posted: November 6, 2015 at 5:16 pm

Mistakes happen – it’s how you deal with them that matters

September Press Monitoring blog – Georgia Tomlinson In September we noticed an unusually high number of corrections in the press. Some of these reflect inevitable…

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Posted: November 6, 2015 at 2:03 pm

Politics versus public interest in battle over press regulation

By Steven Barnett, Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster For anyone who cares about journalism in Britain, this November is hugely significant. It…

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Posted: October 28, 2015 at 7:45 am

Leveson Costs Incentives, Cries of Foul from the Dirtiest Players on the Pitch

By Jonathan Coad Howls of outrage from the press led by Lord Black have apparently persuaded the government to withdraw its statutory stick in the form…

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Posted: October 19, 2015 at 10:17 am

Hacked Off responds to John Whittingdale’s speech to Society of Editors

The Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale, has said today that the Government is considering not bringing into force the legislation which implements the Leveson recommendations.  This would be…

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Posted: October 16, 2015 at 11:51 am

IPSO: Still less for your comfort, another speech by Sir Alan Moses

Jonathan Coad At the end of the Leveson Inquiry, at which only a small proportion of the serial institutional wrongdoing committed by the press was…

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Posted: October 15, 2015 at 12:33 pm

Hacked Off response to “Free Speech Network” report

The “Free Speech Network” was formed by the big newspaper groups to defend the rights of large media corporations to lie and bully. It has…

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Old typewriter
Posted: October 15, 2015 at 11:19 am


IMPRESS: The Independent Monitor for the Press was established in the wake of the Leveson Inquiry into the Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press.…

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