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Less Watchdog, More Shared Enterprise – Australia’s Approach to Press Regulation

As news organisations around the world face new commercial challenges and the likes of Facebook and Google are fast being seen as publishers rather than technology platforms, it is worth…

IMPRESS Highlights Need for Post-Leveson Framework in Fight Against Fake News

As the parliamentary inquiry into fake news takes on a new urgency, IMPRESS has recommended that the Government should complete the implementation of the post-Leveson framework for press regulation and…

IMPRESS: ‘a tremendous safeguard for investigative journalism’ – Sir Harry Evans

Former Sunday Times and Times editor Sir Harry Evans today called on the Guardian and the Financial Times to join the independent press regulator IMPRESS, which he described as “a…

Shielding the Storytellers

With whistleblowing in the news again, we take a look at IMPRESS’s own scheme and how it protects its members.

Would the hacking scandal have been so widespread if a whistleblowing…

‘State Approved’ or Standing Up for Independence?

In the second article in our series where we seek to redress the balance on some of the key press regulation issues, we spoke to leading academic Eric Barendt for…

Section 40: Time for Some Balance

This week we spoke to three prominent media lawyers about their views on the commencement of Section 40 and the benefits to publishers of a low cost arbitration scheme.

We are…