Publishers advertise for chair of new press regulator

Wanted: someone unconnected with the newspaper and magazine publishing industry willing to take on the burden of chairing a new press regulator for £150,000 a year.Applicants are being invited for the inaugural chair of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) in an advert placed in the print edition of today's Guardian.It says that the job "is a real challenge and rare opportunity to lead in the creation of an important new national body."So the successful applicant will be "a proven leader with experience in a complex and high-profile environment" who can "demonstrate independence, sound judgement and resilience, as well as the ability to work and communicate effectively in a public and high profile environment."Furthermore, the Ipso chair "will be committed to protecting the rights of the public whilst maintaining freedom of expression."The ad explains that the chair will be one of seven independent (non-industry) directors on Ipso's board. The other five places on the board will be taken by publishing representatives.No serving MP in Westminster, nor the elected members of devolved assemblies, can apply. Members of the government are also ineligible.But it does mean that peers will be considered. Three chairs of the current regulator, the Press Complaints Commission (PCC), have been members of the House of Lords. The ad does not reveal the number of days the chair will be expected to work. The current chair of the PCC, Lord Hunt, revealed last week that he... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wanted: someone unconnected with the newspaper and magazine publishing industry willing to take on the burden of chairing a new press regulator for £150,000 a year.Applicants are being invited for the inaugural chair of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) in an advert placed in... Continue reading at The Guardian

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