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
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 Journalism.
The Society of Editors’ award for an impeccable performance in the 100 wpm shorthand exam went to Georgina Moore who was presented with the award by SoE Executive Director Bob Satchwell at the annual NCTJ Student Council meeting in ... Read full story
Media organisations today lost a challenge against continuing restrictions on reporting a terrorism trial which was held in conditions of unprecedented secrecy.
The case centred on what should now be allowed to be reported following the Old Bailey trial of law student Erol Incedal.
The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas, and two other judges at the Court of Appeal in London had heard from a lawyer ... 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
Regional newspapers and their journalists can register and enter the Society of Editors Regional Press Awards for 2015 at ... Read full story
A senior reporter has won an annual award for exceptional performance in the National Qualification for Journalism (NQJ), making it her third NCTJ ... Read full story
Ireland's Attorney General has asked the Law Reform Commission to examine the issue of whether defamation claims should be allowed over reports of ... Read full story
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