Essays

Assessing the impact of the Independent Press Standards Organisation on the culture and practice of the UK press, as a successor to the Press Complaints Commission, as recommended by the Leveson Inquiry.

The Press Complaints commission was a self-regulatory body founded in 1991 to act as an alternative to state regulation of the UK press. Following the exposure of the phone hacking scandal perpetrated by publications under Rupert Murdoch’s News International, predominantly the News of the World, Sir Brian Leveson conducted The Leveson Inquiry to explore ‘culture, … Continue reading