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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, …

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Dead Vulture

Does this include el reg?

So is el reg going to join the scheme?

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hmm..

""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)

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Anonymous Coward

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.

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WTF?

Why?

And the advantage of this for publishers is *what* exactly?

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