Find out more about new Board appointments, the IPSO External Review and the new Readers' Advisory Panel.
The Editors’ Code of Practice, under which the vast majority of Britain’s newspaper, magazine and news website journalists work, is to undertake a public consultation on how it can be further improved, it was announced today.
The Readers’ Advisory Panel will provide comment to IPSO on any issues on which it is consulting or developing guidance, including the regular review of the Editors’ Code of Practice; provide their view to any external review or audit of IPSO; and act as a focal point for the public or representative groups to feed back their experiences of IPSO.
Claire Singers, a public relations consultant, and Mike Soutar, a multi-award winning magazine professional, have been appointed to the IPSO Board.
Alistair Henwood, IPSO’s Legal and Policy Analyst, shares his thoughts on arbitration and sets out some of the aims of IPSO’s pilot scheme, exploring some of the issues involved in creating a press arbitration scheme and explains why access to justice requires more than simply a cheap process.
Sir Alan Moses, Chairman of IPSO, delivered the after dinner speech at Society of Editors conference in Carlisle on Tuesday 18 October.
“Trevor Kavanagh is not a member of our Complaints Committee and has no involvement in any rulings made by IPSO. The views expressed by Mr Kavanagh in his column following the IPSO ruling on Manji v The Sun were made in a personal capacity and do not represent the view of IPSO”.
“We have been regulating the overwhelming majority of the UK’s newspapers, magazines and news websites for the last two years and will continue to do so.”
@IpsoNews 05th Dec 2016
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