Law and ethics news


Press Gazette publishes news stories and commentary on media law, almost daily. Many of the case studies on this website are from Press Gazette.

HoldTheFrontPage also carries reports and a regular law column relating to newspapers.

The Justice Gap is a scrutineering online magazine “about law and justice, and the difference between the two”. It highlights what is sees as threats and failures in the justice system.


Ofcom publishes a monthly email newsletter on complaints and adjudications.

IPSO, the Independent Press Standards Organisation, publishes rulings on complaints.

IMPRESS, an alternative, “independent” press regulator, was due to go live in April 2016. Guardian writer Peter Preston was unimpressed and called it repressive.



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