The NMA has responded to the High Court’s judgement yesterday on the News Media Association’s case for judicial review of the Press Recognition Panel’s decision to recognise Impress.
Posted on: 13 October 2017 08:11
"IMPRESS is a state-sponsored regulator."
The NMA said: “We are deeply disappointed by the Court’s decision but maintain that the PRP’s decision to recognise IMPRESS was deeply flawed.
“Today’s decision does not change the position which is that no significant publishers have signed up to IMPRESS and none will do so. The national and regional newspaper and magazine industry already has an effective and robust self-regulatory system in place through IPSO, which 1500 print titles and 1100 websites are signed up to.
“IMPRESS is a state-sponsored regulator funded almost entirely by one wealthy individual, Max Mosley, and headed by a chief executive who has admitted to holding biases against leading newspapers and journalists. IMPRESS cannot and never will be a regulator for the UK newspaper industry which remains wholly opposed to Section 40.
“We will be seeking leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal.”
Featured Supplier Video
Nemorin Creative Film & Video
Nemorin Film & Video is a global branded video agency, producing quality branded video content for publishers, agencies and brands worldwide. We're an extension of existing in-house teams offering end to end production, from concept through to delivery. Our partnerships mean publishers can offer video production as a service to their clients without the worry of ongoing overheads for kit, software, studios and staff. We support in-house video teams too, having been one ourselves. Discover more: 0330 122 4714 / email@example.com or visit nemorin.com.
Most read on InPublishing
These are the most read stories on the InPublishing website over the last 14 days, in order from the top.
This list is based on data from Google Analytics, and is refreshed every 24 hours. (Last updated: 19/02/2018 06:06)