Exam date

When's the 2016 exam? Wednesday 8th June, am.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

IPSO Princess, Press, Privacy: Mail breaches Code

Why the bikini photographs of Princess Beatrice fell foul of Ipso https://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2016/nov/21/why-the-bikini-photographs-of-princess-beatrice-fell-foul-of-ipso?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Sunday, 20 November 2016

WEB tightens as BBFC expands to online age checks

Pornography sites face UK block under enhanced age controls https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2016/nov/19/pornography-sites-face-uk-block-under-enhanced-age-controls?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Saturday, 12 November 2016

ADVERTISING Mail bricks it over Lego boycott campaign

Campaigners claim victory after Lego stops Daily Mail promotions http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/nov/12/lego-ends-daily-mail-links-campaigners-claim-victory?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Friday, 4 November 2016

Greenslade sums up why IPSO isn't credible

Greenslade has an interesting position: opposed to statutory intervention but argues that IPSO remains a regulator The Guardian should refuse to sign up to, for reasons he makes very clear...

Why I have opposed the Guardian being regulated by Ipso http://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2016/nov/02/why-i-have-opposed-the-guardian-being-regulated-by-ipso?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Why I reject press regulation through the royal charter

http://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2016/oct/31/why-i-reject-press-regulation-through-a-royal-charter?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard

Impress is here to stay. Let’s quit the barricades and think anew about press regulation

http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/oct/30/impress-here-to-stay-fresh-thinking-needed?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard

Press freedom danger if MPs vote in section 40 by the back door

http://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2016/oct/27/press-freedom-danger-if-mps-vote-in-section-40-by-the-back-door?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard

MPs and peers question independence of press watchdog

http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/oct/27/mps-and-peers-question-independence-of-press-watchdog?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard

Mail is dangerous driver say 50 organisations

Note there is no mention of IPSO in this story. The Muslim Council of Britain organised 50 civic organisations (including the biggest teachers union, the NUT) to co-sign a letter of protest over a Mail front page claiming foreign drivers were much more dangerous than UK drivers. 

Not exactly a sign of public confidence in IPSO as a credible regulator.

Daily Mail draws criticism over front page story targeting foreign drivers http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/nov/04/daily-mail-draws-criticism-over-front-page-story-targeting-foreign-drivers?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger


In Brexit Britain, being a foreigner marks me out as evil

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/03/brexit-britain-being-foreigner-evil-tabloids-racist?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard