Posted: May 21, 2015 at 11:33 am

Years of phone hacking and denial at the Mirror Group – Judge finds

Years of phone hacking at Mirror Group were exposed today at the High Court as a judge found in favour of eight hacking victims. The…

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Lord Leveson Publishes His  Report Into Media Standards
Posted: May 20, 2015 at 11:00 am

Impress to seek recognition under royal charter

Hacked Off welcomes the news that an alternative press regulator, Impress, is to seek recognition from the Press Recognition Panel. The Panel, which was set…

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Posted: May 5, 2015 at 3:19 pm

The Editors’ Code and the general election

by Brian Cathcart If you ever doubt that the people who run our corporate national press view the British public with contempt, take a look…

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Posted: May 5, 2015 at 10:41 am

The first six months of IPSO. Have the editorial standards of the British Press improved?

Georgia Tomlinson   Last month marked the six-month anniversary since the big newspaper groups’ new regulator, IPSO, picked up where the failed PCC left off.…

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Posted: May 5, 2015 at 9:37 am

Elveden and the merits of independent scrutiny

by Brian Cathcart Leader writers and columnists are delighted that charges have been dropped against a number of journalists caught up in the Operation Eleven…

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Posted: April 24, 2015 at 4:43 pm

New poll shows the public want legislation to implement Leveson if the press continue to reject it

  A YouGov poll of 1717 adults taken over 11th-12th April 2015 for the Hacked Off Campaign has found that the public do not believe…

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Posted: April 20, 2015 at 4:18 pm

Journalists and the courts: where The Sun and its friends are wrong

By Brian Cathcart Amid the sustained press attacks on Operation Elveden and on the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in relation to the prosecution of journalists…

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grey scales
Posted: April 18, 2015 at 10:46 am

Operation Elveden: CPS drops cases as more journalists acquitted

By James Doleman There were understandable scenes of jubilation from the friends and family of the two Sun and one Daily Mirror reporters at the…

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Posted: April 17, 2015 at 2:09 pm

The Press itself is a vital election issue

By Brian Cathcart A front-page lead (‘Lib Dems seek US-style first amendment‘) and on the same day a leading article (‘Press attacks on Labour are…

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Posted: April 3, 2015 at 4:59 pm

Operation Elveden, the CPS and the serious abuse of public trust

By James Doleman The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) decision not to seek a re-trial in the case of a former News of the World journalist,…

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