The independent press regulator IPSO today (March 1) welcomed the government’s decision to seek repeal of Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act. The law would have forced media organisations to pay legal costs of libel cases if they won or lost.
The Caerphilly Observer joins a growing number of local publishers who have recently signed up to be regulated by IPSO, including lliffe Media, West Bridgford Wire, and Thurrock Independent.
Helyn is a barrister specialising in intellectual property law at 33 Bedford Row chambers with experience in a broad range of intellectual property matters. She has advised a number of well-known domestic and international clients from diverse sectors, including the Arcadia Group, Burberry, Interflora, Phones-4-U and Standard Life. She will be a lay member of the Committee.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has today issued new information sheets for the public, the first three of a new series.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced the appointment of nine Standards Investigation Panellists – the people who will oversee a standards investigation launched at the request of IPSO’s Board to investigate where the regulator has serious concerns about the behaviour or actions of any of its members. Six independent and three industry appointees have been confirmed following an extensive recruitment process.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) today announced the launch of the IPSO mark (attached), a visual symbol that can be used by all its publications to show their commitment to professional standards and an edited, regulated product.
Following a year-long pilot, IPSO has announced the details of its low-cost arbitration scheme, featuring much-reduced costs for claimants. The scheme, commencing on Monday 27 November, offers low-cost access to justice as envisaged in the Leveson report and replaces the pilot scheme IPSO has run for a year.
IPSO has issued guidance for editors on reporting deaths and inquests which contains a framework for editors and journalists as well as relevant case studies. It encourages editors and journalists to consider key questions in line with the Code on a number of issues including the reporting of inquests; coverage of funerals; writing obituaries; and considerations around reporting the breaking news of a death.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has today issued guidance for editors on how it uses its powers to require due prominence in corrections and adjudications.
@IpsoNews 21st Mar 2018