IPSO: An assessment by the Media Standards Trust

15 11 2013

media-standards-trustThe Media Standards Trust has today published the first external assessment of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) [pdf], the self-regulatory system put forward by sections of the newspaper industry. Read the rest of this entry »





Opinion: The lies of the tabloid press reveal the need for accountability – Guy Taylor

15 11 2013

sun-getcccctyFirst, the crime. Journalists and editors wishing to make sensationalist headlines, playing lose with the facts and not bothering to even think things through let alone get their premise confirmed. So two reports state there are 600,000 economically inactive EU migrants living in the UK.  The EU, who commissioned the reports conclude there was relatively little to prove the significant impact of ‘benefit tourism’ which has been a premise for Government immigration policy. Read the rest of this entry »