Roadshow event hosted by press watchdog
The Press Complaints Commission was set up in 1991 to ensure that British newspapers and magazines follow the letter and spirit of the Editor’s Code of Practice which deals with ethical issues such as inaccuracy, privacy, misrepresentation and harassment. The PCC was replaced by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) in 2014.
Most complaints are resolved directly by editors to the satisfaction of those complaining. ISPO adjudicates formally on the remainder, with all critical adjudications published in full by the publications involved.
We aim to cover all IPSO adjudications on HoldtheFrontPage, and you will find them here.
Youth was unhappy with daily’s court report of case
Newspaper issues apology after complaint to press watchdog
Solicitor went to press watchdog over article
Newspaper spent nine months trying to find correct details
IPSO finds newspaper had taken care over details included in court story
IPSO rules “further care” should have been taken over published claims
News chief says issue now among “most challenging” aspects of journalists’ jobs
Newspaper says feature has proved “quite popular and entertaining”
Newspaper apologised to convict but denied any wrongdoing
Press watchdog also issued more than 300 advisory notices
News website was reported to ASA over Twitter Posts
Subject of photograph complained to press watchdog about publication
Newspaper apologises over caption error
Press watchdog rules in struck off gynaecologist’s favour
Matter resolved after newspaper offers to run letter from organisation