Such measures would concentrate minds and raise the standards of sections of the press, which are at times non-existent due to the requirements placed upon them by proprietors to win circulation wars. It would be mandatory for the whole of the press to be included and be subject to the Code of Conduct and disciplinary proceedings.
The present chairman of the PCC should resign. To have given a public interview condemning a member of the commission and seeking sanctions against that member without any hearing of the commission is the negation of justice. In future, its proceedings should be chaired by a distinguished retired judge of the High Court.
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