IPSO must show what it is made of
Julian Harris notes that with Leveson officially laid to rest, 95 per cent of national newspapers are regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) while IMPRESS, the approved regulator recognised under the Royal Charter on press regulation, has few members and is ignored by the mainstream printed media. He suggests that while the government is preoccupied with other matters, particularly Brexit, and is content for IPSO to assume the role of de facto press regulator with IMPRESS drifting along in its wake there is an opportunity and need for IPSO to prove itself.
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