Newspaper Press: Regulation

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 5th November 2019.

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Photo of Peter Aldous Peter Aldous Conservative, Waveney

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an assessment of the effectiveness of press regulation by the Independent Press Standards Organisation.

Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State

Since the report of the Leveson Inquiry was published in 2012, we have seen a fundamental reform of the self-regulatory landscape for the press, including the establishment of two new regulators, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) and IMPRESS.

IPSO has established strong regulatory standards and codes for its members, and offers individuals a means of redress where these standards are not met.

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