The ‘Independent’ Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has refused to hold The Times and Sunday Times) to account. Both grossly misreported a public meeting to launch the Balfour Apology Campaign. They misrepresented the event as a sort of antisemitic ‘hate-fest’; this set the tone for other media reports. Thirty attendees complained to IPSO but IPSO failed to investigate properly.
Jonathan Coulter is seeking Judicial Review on three grounds:
- the misreporting of the conduct of Baroness Tonge
- IPSO made Insufficient inquiry
- IPSO’s decision making was irrational
The Hacked Off campaign is supporting this challenge.
Judicial review is expensive