|PCC Newsletter August 2009
Meet the PCC Chairman
Baroness Buscombe became Chairman of the PCC in April this year, having previously been Chief Executive of the Advertising Association. In this short interview, she explains why she took up the role, her first impressions of the PCC, and her views on the main challenges currently facing the organisation.
PCC behind the scenes
The PCC's work is not just about corrections and apologies. Here we look at examples of recent work aimed at preventing intrusion and restoring people's privacy in discreet and meaningful ways.
An Independent Commission - the PCC in a European context
People often wonder why the PCC has editorial members on its board or why the public members are not in a greater majority. In fact, however, as this article makes plain, the PCC has the least industry-orientated board of any press council in Europe.
Real life - but not as we know it
'Real-life' stories form a significant proportion of the total number of complaints to the PCC about magazines. Using recent cases as examples, this article examines some of the Code issues connected to this field of journalism.