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    05 Nov 2013

    Using the Skype brand name, The Trust's Impartiality Review, News Style Guide, Working With Children

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    23 May 2013

    Revised Guidance for Investigations, Guidance for Referrals, Making Programmes Work for People with Visual or Hearing Impairment, Think-tanks, Research Groups, Campaigners & Academics

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    11 Feb 2013

    Material Uncovered During Investigations, Setting Up Action Lines, The Trade Mark Tango, May Elections: Draft Guidelines Published, Eastleigh By-Election,

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    06 Aug 2012

    Watershed, privacy, repeats, children in court, protecting proper journalism

  • Editorial Policy Newsletter

    26 Jan 2012

    Draft May Election Guidelines, Strong Language on Radio, Tweeting from Court, Use of Mobiles while Driving, New Secret Recording Forms

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    13 Dec 2011

    Competitions, Skype, Fairness, Privacy and the Public Interest

  • Editorial Policy Newsletter

    14 Oct 2011

    Investigations and Secret Recording Guidance, Use of Twitter, Setting Up Action Lines

  • What The Regulators Say - 2

    19 Sep 2011

    Accuracy, real people in drama, Eastenders, strong language on radio

  • Editorial Policy Newsletter

    27 Jul 2011

    Props, Product Placement, Children, Reporting Statistics, Editorial Guidelines Training Modules, Archive Pictures and Commercial Services Guidelines

  • What The Regulators Say

    22 Jun 2011

    Gestures, undue prominence, flashing images, strong language

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