The Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill has said that the proposed legislation must contain greater safeguards for journalists.
Reporting today, the committee of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, said that the protection for journalistic privilege should be fully addressed by way of substantive provisions on the face of the Bill.
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The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), the UK’s press regulator, has this week announced that an overwhelming majority of its member publications have voted in favour of revised rules and regulations, giving it enhanced powers and greater independence. The new rules come into operation on Tuesday 1st March 2016.
The regulator confirmed that it had ... Read full story
Bob Satchwell, Executive Director of the Society of Editors, has backed the need to rebuild relationships between the police and the media after the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police put forward proposals to improve better relations as part of his BBC Brian Redhead Lecture in Salford.
In the wake of Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe's acknowledgement that police relationships with journalists "is ... Read full story
A University of Portsmouth student has been awarded the Society of Editors Award for her shorthand exam as part of the NCTJ National Diploma in ... Read full story
The rules on note-taking in open court by members of the public differ in Northern Ireland, where the practice has developed that people must first ... Read full story
A judge overseeing the first public hearing in the Court of Protection following the launch of an open-justice pilot scheme has said reporters can ... Read full story
A Croydon Advertiser reporter has been given permission to take his fight against a police harassment notice to a judicial review.
Gareth Davies is ... Read full story
Media organisations today lost a challenge against continuing restrictions on reporting a terrorism trial which was held in conditions of ... Read full story
Regional newspapers and their journalists can register and enter the Society of Editors Regional Press Awards for 2015 at ... Read full story
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