A ground-breaking challenge to IPSO

06 Apr
A ground-breaking challenge to IPSO

IPSO’s first court test One of the many people who have seen their complaints about bad journalism in the national press swept aside is taking his case against the sham press regulator, IPSO, to the High Court. In December 2016, a group of 30 people complained in vain about articles in the Times and Sunday

02 Mar
Very Forgetful Editors

Every Editor and press baron here pleaded the defence of incompetence 6 years ago. We still don’t know how much they really knew and who covered up what. That’s what Leveson Part 2 promises to unearth.  Sign our petition now to apply pressure on the Government to reverse its decision. The investigations that were

01 Mar
Government announces suppression of Public Inquiry into police, press and political corruption and seeks repeal of Leveson’s access to justice recommendation

Victims of press abuse lose confidence in Government The Government today announced that the second part of the Leveson Inquiry will be cancelled.  It was due to investigate corruption between politicians, the police, and the press, and the corporate governance failures which allowed phone hacking, illegal data theft, and systematic breaches of ethical codes by

14 Feb
Hacked Off’s submission to the CMA in response to their Fox/Sky bid provisional findings report

Fox/Sky Submission by Hacked Off in relation to the CMA’s report on provisional findings on broadcasting standards (‘the report’). Hacked Off campaigns for free and accountable journalism. We have the support of many victims of press abuses and of many thousands of members of the public and we also engage closely with academic and legal

05 Feb
FORMER POLICE OFFICER & CRIMEWATCH PRESENTER JACQUI HAMES CALLS FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE LEVESON INQUIRY AFTER APPEARING AT COURT TO HEAR HACKING CLAIM SETTLED

After many years, News Group has finally admitted responsibility for its unlawful actions and has, quite rightly, offered to apologise for the invasion of Jacqui Hames’ privacy and harassment. A statement was read in open court confirming the settlement of her hacking claim and after the hearing this morning, Jacqui said outside of court; “To

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05 Feb
Statement by Hugh Grant following the Hugh Grant-Mirror Group Joint Statement in Open Court

I’m not the first person to settle a phone hacking case against a British newspaper. I’m glad to be able to donate the entire sum of the damages to the Hacked Off Campaign, but what distinguishes this case is that I was determined to get further clarity about the extent of concealment at high level

28 Nov
IPSO’s sham arbitration system

IPSO has announced what it falsely claims to be a new “Leveson-style” arbitration scheme in its latest attempt to mislead the public into believing that it is implementing the recommendations of the Leveson Report and providing access to justice to members of the public.  Its original “pilot” scheme had no takers and was flawed in

15 Nov
Baroness Warsi delivers the fifth annual Leveson lecture – Transcript

On November 14th 2017, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi delivered the fifth annual Leveson Lecture. The transcript of her lecture is below.   Good evening,   “David Yelland, Tom Watson, Jo Brand, Vince Cable and I” sounds like the start of a story from an after dinner gig – but they are the esteemed company that I