More than 20,000 complaints were made to the Independent Press Standards Organisation last year, according to figures published today in their Annual Report, up from nearly 15,000 in 2016. 2017 saw a large number of ‘multiple’ complaints, where more than one similar complaint was made about the same article.
IPSO’s compulsory arbitration scheme has launched today (1 August 2018).
IPSO has today announced a full response to the recommendations made by Lord Kerslake in his report on the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack.
The UK’s seven best-selling national daily newspapers and eight best-selling Sunday newspapers have agreed to sign up to the IPSO compulsory arbitration scheme announced on Tuesday this week. This will mean that members of the public can get low-cost access to justice without having to go to court for legal claims including libel, invasion of privacy, data protection or harassment. The participating newspapers cannot refuse to arbitrate on any valid claim. It costs a maximum in fees of £100 for the claimant.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has announced today that it is creating a compulsory version of its low cost arbitration scheme. It has written to the national newspapers that are part of its current scheme to set out details of the compulsory version.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has launched a national newspaper advertising campaign helping readers know that the publication they are reading is produced against a strict professional code.
IPSO has successfully defended a judicial review brought by a former complainant Jonathan Coulter. While making no finding as to whether IPSO is amenable to judicial review, Lord Justice Warby, sitting in the High Court, dismissed all aspects of the claim.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has announced the appointment of Ian MacGregor, President of the Society of Editors and Editor Emeritus of the Telegraph Media Group, to its Board.
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.
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