Press regulation

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Daily Telegraph rebuked over Toby Young's Covid column
Press watchdog says claims were ‘significantly misleading’ as newspaper told to publish correction

Archie Bland

15, Jan, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Paul Dacre to head Ofcom? If it's a joke it may be on him | Alan Moses
I know how tough it is to be a regulator, says the former chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Alan Moses

Alan Moses

05, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Donald Trump's move against Twitter factchecking could backfire
President’s planned weakening of social media law may not have effect he thinks it will

Alex Hern

28, May, 2020 @12:31 PM

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Tom Watson is no friend of a free press | Letters
Letters: Tim Luckhurst is unimpressed by the former Labour deputy leader’s enthusiasm for state-sanctioned regulation of newspapers, while Nathan Sparkes of Hacked Off says robust, independent regulation must be introduced

Letters

01, Mar, 2020 @6:15 PM

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Why the calls for legal curbs on the press? Because the watchdog has no teeth | Polly Toynbee
Calls for ‘Caroline’s law’ miss the point. What’s sorely missing is a genuinely independent regulator, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

27, Feb, 2020 @4:24 PM

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After Caroline Flack’s death, it’s time to hold the press to account | Letters
Letters: Freedom of the press should be balanced with the need for sensible regulations to protect vulnerable people, writes David Wolfe QC, while Nick Moss questions the CPS’s basis for prosecuting the TV presenter

Letters

23, Feb, 2020 @5:09 PM

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Newspapers fear new social media rules will lead to wider censorship
News Media Association asks UK government for ‘harmful content’ opt-out for news publishers

Jim Waterson Media editor

13, Feb, 2020 @7:41 PM

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Head of press regulator advised Kazakh regime that suppresses free speech
New Ipso chief Lord Faulks worked at commercial court under former authoritarian leader Nursultan Nazarbayev

Mark Townsend

25, Jan, 2020 @5:05 PM

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'Islamophobia a bogus label': Jewish Chronicle under fire over article
Melanie Phillips says that the term ‘is used to silence criticism of Islamic world’

Jim Waterson Media editor

17, Dec, 2019 @9:28 PM

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Boris Johnson aide tried to stop media using image of boy on hospital floor
PM’s senior adviser contacted press regulator on behalf of child’s mother, Sarah Williment

Jim Waterson

12, Dec, 2019 @11:14 PM

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Sorry for delay in Ipso investigation | Letter
Letter: Sir Alan Moses, chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation, responds to an article by George Monbiot

Letters

12, Dec, 2019 @6:25 PM

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Failures of Ipso are a threat to democracy | Letter
Letter: Nathan Sparkes of Hacked Off agrees with George Monbiot that the Independent Press Standards Organisation is not fit for purpose

Letters

10, Dec, 2019 @6:31 PM

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