Internet-only publications are to face the same regulations as newspapers for the first time under an extension to the powers of newspaper industry self-regulator body the Press Complaints Commission (PCC). After a consultation with industry, the Press Standards Board of Finance (PressBoF), which controls the remit of the PCC, …
Does this include el reg?
So is el reg going to join the scheme?
""must be recognisable as UK based newspapers or magazines which, if in printed form, would come within the jurisdiction of the PCC," "
So , if its not recognizable , then not within jurisdiction?
Shouldn't be to hard to accomplish. However, how will then affect theregister ?
Also shouldnt "PressBoF" be "BoFPress"? (Bastards officals From Press)
What, they only cottoned on now?
Anyone who is a member of the press (via NUJ, CIOJ or other organisations) automatically falls under the umbrella of the PCC. The Code of Conduct for Editors applies to them all... why no-one's woken up to that fact is surprising, really, considering that NUJ et al have already drummed that into their members' heads.
And the advantage of this for publishers is *what* exactly?