Posted: February 10, 2016 at 3:42 pm

Media Release – IPSO rule changes condemned as all “press release” and no “press regulation”

Responding to IPSO’s announcement of changes to its rules, Dr Evan Harris, Joint Executive Director of Hacked Off, said: “After 15 months of IPSO claiming…

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Migrant report blog pic
Posted: February 8, 2016 at 1:26 pm


By Michelle Gribbon A study out last week calls on journalists to include more direct quotes from migrants when reporting on migration, claiming that: “quotations…

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Posted: January 29, 2016 at 3:05 pm

Sky shows total disregard to standards of corporate governance as James Murdoch re-installed as Chairman

In response to the re-appointment of James Murdoch as the chairman of Sky, four years after leaving the company during the phone hacking scandal, Joint…

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Posted: January 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Phoney facts: how the big papers are misleading the public on the big issues of the day

Media Monitoring Blog 2015 - By Georgia Tomlinson   In his report, Lord Justice Leveson commented on the importance of accurate reporting on political issues.…

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Posted: January 21, 2016 at 5:16 pm

“Reasons for delay are flawed and unconvincing”: Hacked Off calls on Minister to trigger access to justice measure immediately

Hacked Off has written to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport John Whittingdale MP to make the case for a critical access…

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Posted: December 24, 2015 at 11:56 am

#1in5Muslims: how even Twitter does a better job than IPSO

November press monitoring blog by Georgia Tomlinson In November, the Sun published a front-page story entitled ‘1 in 5 Brit Muslims’ sympathy for jihadis’ based…

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Posted: December 17, 2015 at 12:31 pm

Court of Appeal victory in Mirror hacking case underlines need for completion of Leveson Inquiry

This morning, the Court of Appeal has dismissed MGN’s appeal against awards of damages made in the Mirror Group phone hacking litigation. MGN had argued…

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October papers
Posted: December 14, 2015 at 5:21 pm

Stigmatised in Perpetuity

October 2015, monthly press monitoring blog – Georgia Tomlinson In 2014, a group of youth justice campaigns called for children accused of crimes to be…

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Posted: December 11, 2015 at 1:22 pm

Hacked Off Responds to CPS decision to end phone hacking prosecutions

Hacked Off is surprised and disappointed by today’s CPS decision that there will be no corporate prosecutions of News International or any prosecution of former…

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Posted: December 4, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Newspaper Industry releases revised “Editors’ Code”, more comfort for tabloids, nothing for the public

by Dr. Evan Harris A group made up mainly of newspaper editors has released a revised version of the press industry standards code which it…

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