IFJ.org – IFJ Global – IFJ Report on Hacking Row Exposes Weakness of UK Press Complaints Commission: “Case for Reform is Unanswerable”

A report prepared for the International Federation of Journalists into a controversy over illegal telephone hacking in the tabloid press says that the country’s self-regulator is in need of urgent reform to enhance the reputation of British journalism.

The report was commissioned by the IFJ after the British Press Complaints Commission carried out two inquiries following claims of illegal tapping of the telephones of celebrities by journalists at The News of the World, the flagship title of the Rupert Murdoch press in Britain.

via IFJ.org – IFJ Global – IFJ Report on Hacking Row Exposes Weakness of UK Press Complaints Commission: “Case for Reform is Unanswerable”.

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~ by Gary Austin on March 1, 2010.

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