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The Press Complaints Commission is an independent organisation set up in 1991 to ensure that British newspapers and magazines follow the letter and spirit of an ethical Code of Practice dealing with issues such as inaccuracy, privacy, misrepresentation and harassment. Most complaints are resolved directly by editors to the satisfaction of those complaining. The Commission adjudicates formally on the remainder, with all critical adjudications published in full by the publications involved. Here you will find some useful links along with all our stories about PCCc cases.

September 8, 2014

New press regulator opens for business

IPSO takes over from PCC today

August 29, 2014

New regulator for regional press set to launch

Voluntary body just days away from writing new chapter

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August 15, 2014

Newspaper identified sex assault victim rules PCC

Critical ruling issued against weekly over Clifford case report

August 1, 2014

Tee off and running as new press regulatory chief executive

Ex-civil servant ‘excited’ at taking reins of replacement watchdog

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July 28, 2014

Surgeon complains over reporting of allegations

Latest PCC cases involving regional newspapers

July 25, 2014

Privacy complaint against weekly rejected

Newspaper accused of disclosing private information

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July 24, 2014

Complaint upheld over student paper’s ‘racism’ claim

PCC refrains from censuring publication

June 20, 2014

Family complains over daily newspaper obituary

Round up of latest PCC cases

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June 13, 2014

Newspaper reports on rape case inaccurate rules PCC

Daily ‘failed to take care not to publish inaccurate reports’

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June 3, 2014

Police interview leads to PCC complaint against daily

Three complaints against regional newspapers resolved

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May 12, 2014

Regional daily rapped over inaccurate headline

PCC upholds complaint over subbing hub error

May 9, 2014

Headline on reader’s letter prompts PCC complaint

Plus round-up of recent PCC cases involving regional newspapers

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February 20, 2014

Daily apologises over ‘inaccurate’ Facebook post story

Newspaper issues correction and apology after PCC complaint

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February 19, 2014

Complaint over daily’s coverage of suicide case rejected

Watchdog ruled inquest report did not contain excessive detail

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December 12, 2013

Weekly apologises for publishing photo of attack victim

Picture used by title showed injured man being treated by paramedics

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November 27, 2013

Weekly rapped for using pupil’s photo with ‘porn’ story

PCC rules against newspaper over use of child’s image



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