Media Standards Trust: analysis of proposals for Independent Press Standards Organisation

19 07 2013

media-standards-trustOn Monday 8 July 2013 four news publishing associations – the Newspaper Society, the NPA, the Scottish Newspaper Society and the PPA – released plans for a new body to replace the PCC called the ‘Independent Press Standards Organisation’ (IPSO). These plans ‘follow the criteria set out in the Royal Charter put forward by the industry’. In other words, they are based on the criteria in the PressBoF Royal Charter submitted to the Privy Council on 30 April 2013 – not the cross-party Royal Charter passed by Parliament on 18 March 2013. Read the rest of this entry »