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IPSO – Is Press Regulation Tough Enough?

Fiona McAllister

The conclusion to Andy Coulson's trial last week saw him being sentenced to 18 months in prison for plotting to hack phones while he was in charge of the News of the World. This has brought the accountability of the press back into the limelight.

It is not surprising that in the aftermath of the trial, which also saw Rebekah Brooks cleared of all charges, the newly established self-regulatory body, known as the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), is facing great scrutiny and uncertainty.

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