It is a curious phenomenon, that those who purport to love the Royals wilfully inflict so much misery upon them
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Friday 20 May 2011
The subject of injunctions and super-injunctions has fuelled wide-ranging debate, from the alleged usurping of Parliament to the balance of privacy against freedom of expression and the effectiveness of the press watchdog.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Vince Cable on the Press Complaints Commission's decision that The Daily Telegraph breached subtefuge rules by secretly taping ministers.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
The Middleton family has complained to the Press Complaints Commission after two newspapers published pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge and her sister Pippa in bikinis on a yacht.
Sunday 01 May 2011
Brian Cathcart is critical of the Press Complaints Commission and also refers to it as "no more than" a complaints body ("Bad editors have blown it for the rest", 24 April). It is true that last year we issued about 1,800 rulings and resolved over 500 complaints to the satisfaction of the complainant. We think it important to offer real and cost-free help to those who come to us. But we also have a 24-hour helpline, run by senior staff, to deal with concerns about harassment by journalists; pre-publication advice to individuals to help prevent intrusions from happening; pre-publication advice to editors and journalists; and training sessions for editors and journalists.
Thursday 21 April 2011
The Press Complaints Commission has named Lord Grade, the former BBC chairman, as one of its new commissioners.
Wednesday 20 April 2011
Labour leader Ed Miliband has called for an independent review of newspaper regulation and practices following the News of the World phone hacking scandal.
Thursday 31 March 2011
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has failed to halt a libel action brought against it by a solicitor active in the News of the World phone-hacking case.
Saturday 19 March 2011
A blogpost by the columnist Melanie Phillips referring to the "moral depravity" of Arab "savages" is being "looked into" by the Press Complaints Commission.
Friday 04 February 2011
Tuesday 01 February 2011
The Press Complaints Commission has reacted to criticisms of its handling of the growing phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World by setting up a bespoke committee to examine the matter.
Sunday 30 January 2011
Monday 24 January 2011
Monday 17 January 2011
A battle-hardened old hack like Kelvin MacKenzie has observed the passing of many media storm clouds over the years but is convinced that what he's seeing now is different. "Journalism, in a strange way, is under attack in a way that I haven't seen it under attack in the last 30-odd years," he says.
Thursday 13 January 2011
The president of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, has written to the Press Complaints Commission asking it to investigate the undercover stings carried out by reporters from the Daily Telegraph at the surgeries of MPs.
Monday 03 January 2011
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
Leaked documents show Ukip leaders approve NHS privatisation once it becomes more 'acceptable to the electorate'
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