Media & PR

Why the Press Complaints Commission should be reformed

Regular readers will recognise two themes that crop up repeatedly in my blogging about journalism: that the press’s problems with falling sales are not only a result of the public’s changing use of technology, they are also a result of the public’s low trust in the press and that the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) should have its remit widened to include generally improving standards beyond dealing with individual complaints.

Both of these themes came together in the speech I gave at the Liberal Democrat conference in Liverpool, when the party was debating reform of the PCC:

https://youtube.com/watch?v=jbqrcRvaomE%3F

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