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Hacked Off: Why we should be "furious" with the Daily Express - Rachel Baugh

The front page of The Daily Express on 27 August 2014  contained the headline “Fury Over Britain’s 2M Illegal Migrants”. Sensational headlines are not new but this particular story goes beyond mere sensation, and should deeply worry anyone who values basic journalism standards. 522 more words

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Interview: Julian Petley, Press Freedom, Press Regulation and the Public Interest

Julian Petley, one of the most prominent campaigners for media freedom in the UK, kindly agreed to answer some questions from Simon Dawes on phone-hacking, the Snowden leaks, the fallout from the Leveson Inquiry, and IPSO, the new self-regulatory body for the press. 3,243 more words

Leveson Inquiry

Robin Williams' coverage shows editors won't listen and won't learn - Brian Cathcart

The coverage of Robin Williams’s death in some national newspapers shows not only that editors treat the PCC Code of Practice with contempt – there is nothing new about that – but also that they seem unable to learn from their mistakes, no matter what is at stake. 480 more words

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Careful with your coverage of the Redfern murder case - especially pics #Wran

By MARK PEARSON Follow @Journlaw

A media scrum gathered outside a Sydney court this morning where Harriet Wran – the youngest daughter of the former premier of New South Wales Neville Wran who died this year – was charged with murder and other offences. 1,181 more words

Three key reasons why the Royal Charter is better for journalists than IPSO - Brian Cathcart

The Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press was sealed on 30 October 2013.  It has widespread public and political support.  And, most importantly, it is better for journalists than the newspaper proprietors’ latest regulatory fig leaf, IPSO.  807 more words

Leveson Inquiry

IMPRESS Project - Launch of an Arbitration Service and Announcement of Chair of Appointments Panel

The IMPRESS Project and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) have launched an arbitration service to resolve media law disputes involving journalists and announced the appointment of  Aidan White, Director of the Ethical Journalism Network, as the Chair of the IMPRESS Appointment Panel. 660 more words

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Erdos on Fundamentally Off Balance: European Union Data Protection Law and Media Expression

David Erdos (University of Cambridge – Faculty of Law ; Trinity Hall) published an article on Data Protection Law and Media Expression in Europe (Fundamentally Off Balance: European Union Data Protection Law and Media Expression). 354 more words

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