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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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Posted: May 31, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Should IPSO investigate the Sun? Of course. But it won’t.

By Brian Cathcart When the editor of a national newspaper announces that, having been found guilty by his regulator of misleading his readers, he is…

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Posted: May 9, 2016 at 11:20 am


by Brian Cathcart The corporate papers that are determined to resist Leveson-based reform are currently playing what they evidently consider to be their strongest card,…

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Posted: April 29, 2016 at 2:16 pm

The Sun, Rebekah Brooks and a rampage of unethical conduct

By Brian Cathcart That was a bad week for the Sun. First the Hillsborough verdict removed the last shred of doubt that the paper’s infamous…

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