The Statistics the Press Complaints Commission Would Rather You Didn’t See – Brian Cathcart

Last Updated: February 4, 2014By

As a journalist, the behaviour of the Press Complaints Commission has long been a concern to me. It is damning to see that complaints about the Daily Mail are almost double those against its nearest rival, yet few people get to hear about the huge volume of inaccuracies that paper may be publishing, because its editor, Paul Dacre, is highly influential on the PCC and Mail Group editor Emeritus Peter Wright is a director of the company that owns the PCC – and its planned successor, IPSO.


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