IPSO: It’s déjà vu all over again – Mike Jempson

1 06 2014

MediaWiseGive newspapers more time to put their houses in order.’ Sounds familiar? That was the plea of Labour’s Lord MacGregor, the then Chairman of the Press Complaints Commission, in January 1992. He was responding to the announcement that the Tory Government had appointed lawyer Sir David Calcutt to review the efficacy of press self-regulation. Read the rest of this entry »





Press and Google misrepresent European Court’s Google judgement – Chris Pounder

1 06 2014

Google-logoA tsunami of misinformation has overwhelmed the ECJ’s ruling on Google: high-tech corporate America, NGOs and parts of the UK media are claiming that the judgement constitutes shocking defeat for the concept of freedom of expression. In support of this claim, these organisations are publishing statements that are simply not true. Read the rest of this entry »