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Data on IPSO reveals only 0.6% of complaints were upheld by the sham regulator in 2021

IPSO, the complaints-handler controlled by the press, has recently published its report for 2021. The report reveals that…


Daily Mail publisher to face phone-hacking claim from Sir Simon Hughes

Former Liberal Democrat MP Sir Simon Hughes has filed a claim against the Daily Mail’s publisher, Associated Newspapers…


Doreen Lawrence and Prince Harry among claimants to allege unlawful activity including phone hacking at the Daily Mail

After years of denials that hacking occurred at Mail titles a series of claims, which include alleged phone…


Twitter to be banned from removing content from Russia Today and extremist websites without giving them a right of appeal, as Government folds to pressure from press barons

The Government has today announced amendments to the Online Safety Bill, which will force social media companies to…


Hacked Off demand changes to Online Safety Bill’s media exemption, as Government indicates u-turn on foreign disinformation

After Hacked Off criticised the Government’s Online Safety Bill’s media exemption, which will protect publishers of hostile foreign…


HACKED OFF: Reports of Government plans to repeal Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013

Commenting on reports that the Government will seek to repeal section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act…


Former Hacked Off Director & MP Dr Evan Harris alleges “widespread illegality” at The Sun newspaper, as hacking claim is settled

A statement in open court was read today at the High Court in the phone hacking claim brought…


Mail on Sunday journalist could lose lobby pass: “Sexism in the press is a cultural problem which cannot be addressed by confiscating the lobby pass of an individual journalist”

Responding to the Mail on Sunday’s coverage of Angela Rayner MP, and subsequent threats to remove the author’s…


Hacked Off: Russia Today Online Safety exemption “a threat to the interests & safety of the British public”

Hacked Off has revealed that Russian state-owned media outlet Russia Today is set to benefit from the “recognised…


Online Safety Bill: Government plans to regulate YOUR Twitter account more than the Daily Mail’s

The Government has today published the final version of the Online Safety Bill which, through specific exemptions, puts…


Press Recognition Panel warns of “chilling effect on free speech”; finds “IPSO is not a regulator”, as the Government holds out against the Leveson system

The independent Press Recognition Panel, in its sixth Annual State of Recognition Report, was highly critical of industry-controlled…


Allegations the Government are seeking to “cancel” opponents with hostile press coverage: Hacked Off comment

Commenting on reports that Government whips are seeking to target Conservative MPs with negative press coverage, Hacked Off…

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