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MST Response to PCC Defence of IPSO

27.03.14

  The Media Standards Trust has submitted a response to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee to the PCC’s defence of IPSO (PCC Submission CAP0004, published on CMS website here). You can read the MST response here: http://mediastandardstrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/MST-response-to-PCC-submission-to-Select-Ctte-March-2014.pdf The...
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The new churnalism.com – behind the scenes

12.02.14

  Churnalism.com is a tool that helps you detect churnalism. The original churnalism site was a Django-based website, backed by lots of Python and some C++. As part of a big overhaul, things have been split up into components, mostly written in Go. In addition to...
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David Yelland’s Leveson Anniversary Lecture, 29th November 2013 – Full Text

29.11.13

  Organised by the Media Standards Trust and Article 19 at the Free Word Centre, Farringdon, London   Full text of the keynote speech by David Yelland, former editor of The Sun It is almost exactly eleven years ago since...
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The Leveson Anniversary Lecture 2013, to be given by David Yelland

25.11.13

  The Media Standards Trust and Article 19 will be hosting the Leveson Anniversary Lecture on Friday 29 November 2013 at 14.30, at the Free Word Centre. The keynote speech will be given by David Yelland (former editor of The...
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IPSO: An assessment by the Media Standards Trust

15.11.13

  Read the analysis here:   The Media Standards Trust today publishes the first external assessment of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), the self-regulatory system put forward by sections of the newspaper industry. The analysis shows that, instead of...
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Media Standards Trust statement on Royal Charter

05.11.13

MST welcomes the agreement of a Royal Charter on self-regulation of the press but calls for a British equivalent of the First Amendment The Media Standards Trust welcomes the agreement of a Royal Charter on Wednesday 30th October to establish...
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Media Standards Trust poll shows public have little confidence in press self-regulator set up without external review

14.10.13

  Download this summary here: Access the full results here:   A YouGov poll of 1,859 British adults, commissioned by the Media Standards Trust and conducted on 9th – 10th October 2013, has shown that the public supports independent oversight...
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Why the Privy Council’s decision on the PressBoF Charter will be based on its merits, not revenge

07.10.13

  See the MST analysis of the PressBoF Charter here: Access the Daily Mail’s resolved PCC complaints from 2012 here:   The row between Ed Miliband and the Daily Mail has come at an awkward time for both the press...
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Media Standards Trust now based at King’s College London

18.09.13

  The Media Standards Trust (MST) is, as of September 2013, based at King’s College London and located on the Strand.  King’s and the MST have common interests in public policy and media research. The MST will continue to pursue the...
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MST-YouGov Poll Shows Public Attitudes to Royal Charters

23.07.13

  Public support Parliamentary Charter over press Charter by factor of almost 4 to 1 Access the data here: YouGov/MST poll shows that the public support the Parliamentary Charter over the press’ Royal Charter by a factor of almost 4-1...
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