Posts Tagged “press complaints commission”
by Stephen Tall on November 25, 2012
Lord Justice Leveson’s inquiry into the phone-hacking scandal will report this week. His recommendations on the future of press regulation are the subject of intense speculation, with essentially three positions being staked-out: What’s being proposed ‘Independent regulation backed up by statute’ Advocates, who include Evan Harris and the Hacked Off campaign group, argue that the [...]
by Stephen Tall on January 13, 2011
The BBC reports: The press watchdog is investigating the Daily Telegraph’s use of undercover reporters to record Lib Dem ministers’ thoughts on the coalition government. It reported comments made by Business Secretary Vince Cable in a meeting with people he thought were constituents. Lib Dem President Tim Farron asked the Press Complaints Commission to investigate. [...]
by Stephen Tall on November 23, 2009
That’s the question asked in today’s Media Guardian, following the controversies associated with the Press Complaints Commission in the last month.
First, there was the PCC’s ruling that the Daily Mail didn’t owe Iain Dale an apology for branding him ‘overtly gay’. Then there were the record-breaking 22,000 complaints submitted to the PCC following the [...]