Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Press regulation
About press regulation The press regulate their magazines themselves andnot by the government which shows that they areself-regulating essentially. This is what is going onwith the print media in the United Kingdom and theprint media does not belong to any particularassociation for journalists in requirement, nostatuary Press Council, and no statuary complaintsbody. There is however a Press Complaints Commissionwhich is established on newspaper bodiesthemselves.
Article 19 The PCC (Press complaints commission) contains 16articles which consumes of a wide range of problemsincluding payment for articles, confidentialsources, discrimination, listeningdevices, children, intrusion, harassment, privacy, and accuracy. Subjects to a public interest ‘override’ is due on sevenof these articles. Anyone can make a complaint to thePCC alleging breach by a newspaper or magazine ofthe Code. Complaints are free and do not requirelegal representation.
Possible regulation issues affecting Kerrang In the kerrang edition that I use which is issuenumber 1298 which was published in February 6th2010.there are many regulation issues found in theKerrang magazine which is to do with suicide,swearing, blood and disturbance, and illuminati.Where I found the magazine talking about suicide onpage 6-7 this is what it says ‘suicide season’ showingthat this is not suitable for children. The magazinehas bad language when it says ‘kick a**’‘autonanomous fucking drones’ ‘fu**** c**t’ ‘f** u’