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History repeated as IPSO morphs into the PCC – Steven Barnett

sir-alan-mosesAnyone reading last week’s newspaper editorials  in newspapers such as the Mail or the Telegraph will know that our press is anxious. This week, the independent Press Recognition Panel – established by Parliament as part of the post-Leveson framework – is meeting to decide whether to confer recognition status on Impress, a self-regulator established in order to meet the Charter criteria for genuinely effective and independent self-regulation. Continue reading

IPSO: Still less for your comfort, another speech by Sir Alan Moses – Jonathan Coad

Moses-image-3At the end of the Leveson Inquiry, at which only a small proportion of the serial institutional wrongdoing committed by the press was brought to light, the industry was presented with a straight choice.  It could take account of the clearly expressed aspirations of the general public and its elected representatives and create a genuinely independent regulatory body compliant with the reasonable and moderate recommendations of Sir Brian Leveson. Continue reading

Nought For Your Comfort: Sir Alan Moses’ speech to the LSE Media Policy Project – Jonathan Coad

JonathanCoadWhen I read of the appointment of Sir Alan Moses to the vital role as chairman of IPSO, as a media lawyer I felt an inevitable sense of optimism.  I hoped that the gross intellectual dishonesty which characterised so many of the PCC’s adjudications (some of which I have then had to turn around via the legal process) would come to an end.  Continue reading

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