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IPSO Appointment Panel to be chaired by another politician: Hacked Off criticises role of politicians at complaints-handler

IPSO has announced that Lord Triesman has been appointed as Chair of the IPSO Appointment Panel.   Commenting,…


Daniel Morgan Independent Panel report: Comment from Jacqui Hames

Commenting on the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel Report, published today, Hacked Off Board Director and target of News UK…


Statement on the death of Max Mosley: “Max’s mission was to ensure that others would not suffer the same mistreatment as himself and his family”

Max Mosley, who was a leading campaigner for a free and accountable press over the last decade of…


Loophole in Online Safety Bill would create “safe havens for those responsible for racism, hate and abuse online”

The Government has today published the first draft of the Online Safety Bill.   The draft bill sets…


Meghan Markle wins remaining copyright claim against the Mail on Sunday

Commenting, Hacked Off Board Director & journalist Emma Jones said, Today’s judgment completes Meghan Markle’s victory against the…


Claims that private investigator employed by The Sun illegally spied on Meghan Markle: Hacked Off response

Byline Investigates has reported today that a private investigator who was paid by The Sun to access personal…

Society of Editors’ half-retraction not good enough

The Society of Editors has today partially retracted their statement of Monday March 8th, which dismissed concerns of…


Hacked Off and anti-racism NGOs call for Society of Editors retraction

Hacked Off and several leading anti-racism NGOs have written to the Society of Editors, calling on them to…


Summary judgment issued in Duchess of Sussex v The Mail (Associated Newspapers)

Commenting on the summary judgment issued today in the Duchess of Sussex’s privacy and copyright claims against Mail…

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IPSO responds to The Fake News Ferret report on Covid-19 discrimination

IPSO’s response claims that the evidence used for the report is not publicly available. Hacked Off Policy Director…

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Hacked Off report identifies 55 fake news stories about Covid-19 published in National Newspapers in 2020. IPSO failed to uphold a complaint on any of the stories included in the report.

IPSO has failed to take action over more than 50 national newspaper articles containing dangerous conspiracy theories and…


Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd: Murdoch media “political equivalent of a mafia operation”, Hugh Grant accuses of Boris Johnson of lacking “the stomach” to stand up to Murdoch

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