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Posted: November 7, 2016 at 2:44 pm

IPSO Chair Moses has an accuracy problem

by Brian Cathcart As chair of IPSO, the tame regulator set up by the corporate national papers, Sir Alan Moses is responsible for upholding a…

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Posted: October 28, 2016 at 2:42 pm

The Press and Section 40: Roy Greenslade and the Nightmare Scenario

By Professor Brian Cathcart In the long history of special pleading by our corporate national newspapers, the nightmare scenario has played a distinguished role. Few…

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Posted: October 14, 2016 at 3:54 pm

The relentless humiliation of IPSO and Sir Alan Moses – Brian Cathcart

The big national newspapers are on the warpath again about regulation, desperately promoting the supposed virtues of their pet regulator, IPSO, and warning hysterically that…

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Posted: October 12, 2016 at 2:38 pm

The Pilling Review of IPSO: An exercise in futility

By Martin Moore If the Pilling Review [pdf] was the industry’s attempt to give IPSO some legitimacy then it has backfired. The review was set…

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Posted: October 3, 2016 at 11:45 am

10 ways in which the Telegraph’s Fraser Nelson gets it wrong about Allardyce, Leveson and the Press – Brian Cathcart

Isn’t the Daily Telegraph great? That, in essence, is the question Fraser Nelson asks in his article (in the Telegraph) entitled ‘The value of our…

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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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