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Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport Minutes of Evidence


APPENDIX IX

RESULTS TAKEN FROM PROFESSOR DAVID MORRISON'S RESEARCH WORKING PAPERS VOLUME I

THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY

  Television news and documentaries often feature different kinds of people. Which of these best describes your view of how much say they should have in how they might be shown in a TV programme?

("Don't knows" not shown)



Full rights—Options—No rights
A
(%)
B
(%)
C
(%)
D
(%)
E
(%)
F
(%)
A child5419 1063 3
A patient with Alzheimer's disease54 20124 32
A parent of a murder victim54 24134 32
A person with a severe disability49 23146 32
A witness to a crime48 281163 2
A victim of crime4726 1254 4
A lottery winner4631 1054 3


A member of the Royal Family
16192222 126
A schoolteacher1324 172017 5
A senior policeman1118 152321 9
A senior civil servant10 15162721 7
A businessman917 212817 4
A film star813 212110 3
A religious leader812 182321 11
A politician610 142829 11
A shoplifter48 92426 25
A drug dealer33 5920 57
A rapist33 3819 60


APPENDIX X

MORI SURVEY

PERCEPTIONS OF THE PRESS COMPLAINTS COMMISSION 30 JANUARY 2003 MARKED-UP QUESTIONNAIRE

    —  MORI interviewed a nationally representative quota sample of 2,058 adults aged 15+ in Great Britain, in 199 sampling points, between 23 and 27 January 2003.

    —  Data were weighted to match known population profile. Where figures do not sum to 100%, this may be due to computer rounding or multiple codes.

    —  * represents a figure of greater than zero, but less than 0.5%.

  Base: All (2,058)

  Q1.  SHOWCARD Thinking about articles in newspapers or magazines and programmes on radio or television, have you ever had cause to register an official complaint about an article or programme that related to you personally—that is an article or programme mentioning you? Which others?
%
No93
Yes—newspaper article3
Yes—TV programme2
Yes—magazine article1
Yes—radio programme1
Don't know1


  Base: All (2,058)

  Q2.  SHOWCARD Now I would now like to ask your opinion about some specific organisations.

  I am going to read out the names of some organisations. You probably know some better than others. Using the categories on this card, I would like you to tell me how well you feel you know each organisation. In making your choice, take into account any of the ways you have learned or heard about the organisation.


Know

very

well


Know

a fair

amount


Know

just a

little
Heard of/

know almost

nothing

about


Never

heard of
%% %%%
ICTSTIS—The Independent Committee for the Supervision of Standards of Telephone Information Services *27 1377
The Press Complaints Commission3 113333 20
The Radio Authority14 193046
The Broadcasting Standards Commission3 133733 14


  Q3.  SHOWCARD Which, if any, of the following characteristics on this card do you think are the two or three most important for an organisation dealing with complaints about the media?
%
Quick resolution to complaints52
Free of charge to use40
Independently run34
Helful guidance and advice from staff34
Friendliness of people dealing with your complaint 29
Availability of suitable information about making a complaint 21
Assistance in writing your complaint10
None of the above2
Don't know9


  Base: All who have heard of the Press Complaints Commission (1,658)

  Q4.  The Press Complaints Commission deals with complaints from members of the public about the editorial content of newspapers and magazines.

  Do you think that the service offered by the Press Complaints Commission is available free of charge or that a charge is made to register a complaint?
%
Free of charge69
Charge is made9
Don't know23


  Base: All (2,058)

  Q5.  SHOWCARD Who do you think should fund the Press Complaints Commission? Who else?
%
The newspapers and magazines themselves 64
Taxpayers12
The people making complaints7
Other3
No preference9
Don't know9


APPENDIX XIX

CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION

Professor Robert Pinker (Acting Chairman) 1991-

Professor of Social Administration, London School of Economics

Matti Alderson 2002-

Former Director General, Advertising Standards Authority

Arzina Bhanji 1996-2001 and 2002-

Dental Surgeon

Former Director, Royal Hospitals NHS Trust

Professor the Lord Chan 2002-

Visiting Professor, Liverpool University

Chair, Chinese in Britain

Paediatrician: Director, NHS Ethnic Health Unit 1994-97

Member, Home Secretary's Standing Advisory Cuncil on Race Relations 1986-90

Commissioner, Commission for Racial Equality 1990-95

Edmund Curran 2002-

Editor, Belfast Advertiser

Paul Dacre 1999-

Editor-in-Chief, Associated Newspapers

Editor, The Daily Mail

Mary Francis 2001-

Director General, Association of British Insurers

Dr Arthur Hearnden 1999-

General Secretary, Independent Schools Council 1985-97

Chairman, Worldwide Volunteering for Young People 1995-2000

Vivien Hepworth 2001-

Chairman, Surrey and Sussex Health NHS Trust

Paul Horrocks 2002-

Editor, Manchester Evening News

David Pollington 2002-

Editor, The Sunday Post

The Right Rev John Waine 1997-

Chairman of the University of Essex Foundation

Bishop of Chelmsford 1986-96

Clerk of the Closet to the Queen 1989-96

Neil Wallis 2000-

Deputy Editor, The News of the World

Former Editor, The People

Two new editorial appointments to the Commission will be made shortly.

APPENDIX XX

FORMER MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION

Lord McGregor of Durris (Founding Chairman) 1991-94

Chairman, Royal Commission on the Press 1975-77

President, National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux 1981-86

Chairman, Advertising Standards Agency 1980-90

Chairman, The Reuter Trustees 1987

William Anderson 1991-92

Managing Editor, The Sunday Post

Lady Elizabeth Cavendish 1991-95

Former Chairman, Inner London Juvenile Courts

Former member, Advertising Standards Agency

Patsy Chapman 1991-93

Editor, News of the World

David Chipp 1991-93

Independent Director, The Observer

Director, TV-am News

Former editor-in-chief, Press Association

Michael Clayton 1991-93

Editor, Horse and Hound

The Rt Hon Lord Colnbrook 1991-94

Conservative Party Chief Whip 1973-79 (as Humphrey Atkins)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 1979-81

Dame Mary Donaldson 1991-94

Lord Mayor of London, 1983-84

Chairman, Interim Licensing Authority for Human In Vitro Fertilisation and Embroyology 1985-91

Chairman, Banking Ombudsman Council

Sir Richard Francis 1991-92

Director-General, British Council

Former Director, News and Current Affairs, BBC

Max Hastings 1991-92

Editor, Daily Telegraph

Brian Hitchin 1991-95

Editor, Daily Star

Andrew Hughes 1991-93

Editor, Sunderland Echo

Sir Edward Pickering 1991-93

Executive Vice-Chairman, Times Newspapers Ltd

Professor Lesley Rees 1991-94

Professor of Chemical Endocrinology

Dean, Saint Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College

Robert Ridley 1991-92

Editor, Manchester Evening News

Peter Preston 1992-94

Editor, The Guradian

George McKechine 1992-94

Editor, Glasgow Evening Times

Keith Parker 1992-95

Editor, Express and Star (Wolverhampton)

Iris Burton 1993-98

Editor-in-chief, Woman's Realm and Woman's Weekly

Sir David English 1993-98

Chairman and editor-in-chief, Associated Newspapers

Gerald Isaaman 1993-95

Editor and General Manager, Hampstead and Highgate Express

Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde 1993-98

Chairman, Independent Committee for the Supervision of Standards of Telephone Information Services

General Secretary, SOGAT 1984-85

 Dr Angus Macintyre 1993-94

Senior Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Magdalen College, Oxford

Jenny Brown 1993-97

National Co-ordinator of BOOK 95

Director, Edinburgh Book Festival 1982-91

The Rt Hon Lord Wakeham (Chairman) 1995-2002

Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords 1992-94

Secretary of State for Energy 1989-92

Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 1988-89

Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons 1987-88

Government Chief Whip 1983-87

Derek Tucker 1995-96

Editor, Press and Journal (Aberdeen)

David Williams 1995-97

Editor, Bury Free Press

Geoff Elliott 1995-97

Editor, The News (Portsmouth)

Lady Browne-Wilkinson 1995-99

Partner, Charles Russell (solicitors)

Sir Brian Cubbon 1995-2000

Permanent Secretary: Home Office 1979-88, Northern Ireland Office 1976-79

Baroness Smith of Gilmorehill 1995-2001

Chairman, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Lord Tordoff 1995-2002

Principal Deputy Chairman of Committees, House of Lords

Liberal Democrat Chief Whip in the House of Lords 1988-94

Tom Clarke 1995-98

Editor, The Sporting Life

John Witherow 1995-98

Editor, The Sunday Times

Jim Cassidy 1997-99

Editor, The Sunday Mail

Graham Collyer 1997-99

Editor, Surrey Advertiser

John Griffith 1997-99

Editor, Liverpool Echo

Dominic Lawson 1998-2002

Editor, The Sunday Telegraph

Dame Ruth Runicman 1998-2001

Chairman, Mental Health Act Commission 1994-98

Deputy Chairman, Prison Reform Trust

Pat Roberts Cairns 1998-99

Editor-in-Chief, Good Housekeeping

Phil Hall 1998-2000 and 2002-03

Editor-in-Chief

Alison Hastings 1999-2002

Editor, Evening Chronicle (Newcastle)

Malcolm Starbrook 1999-2001

Editor, Croydon Advertiser

Russell Twisk 1999-2002

Editor-in-Chief, Reader's Digest

John McGurk 1999-2001

Editorial Director, Scotsman Publications

APPENDIX XXI

PUBLISHERS AND THE PCC

PUBLISHERS' REPRESENTATION IN THE SELF REGULATORY SYSTEM[118]
ParticipationDates
Guardian Media Group


Roger Alton (The Observer)
PCC2003-
Paul Horrocks (Manchester Evening News) PCC/Code2001-
Peter Preston (The Guardian)PCC/Code 1992-94
Sir Harry RochePressbof 1990-
Telegraph Group


Dominic Lawson (Sunday Telegraph)
PCC1998-2003
Charles Moore (Daily Telegraph) Code1997-
Jeremy DeedesPressbof 1997-
Code1990-97
Max Hastings (Daily Telegraph)PCC 1991-92
Sir Frank RogersPressbof 1990-97
Associated Newspapers


Paul Dacre (Daily Mail)
PCC1999-
Max Hastings (Evening Standard) Code1996-2002
Sir David English (Editor in Chief)PCC/Code 1993-98
Independent Newspapers


Ed Curran (Belfast Telegraph)
PCC2002-
Terry GrotePressbof 1999-2002
Ian Jack (Independent on Sunday) Code1992-93
Mirror Group Newspapers


Neil Wallis (Sunday People)
PCC/Code2000-03
Tom Clarke (Sporting Life)PCC 1995-98
Bridget Rowe (Sunday Mirror)Code 1992-98
Express Newspapers


Chris Williams (Daily Express)
Code2002-
Brian Hitchen (Sunday Express, Daily Star) PCC/Code1991-95
News International


Clive Milner
Pressbof 2002-
Phil Hall (News of the World)PCC 1998-2000
Les HintonCode1998-
Douglas FlynnPressbof 1998-99
John Witherow (Sunday Times)PCC/Code 1995-98
Andrew Neil (Sunday Times)Code 1993-94
Patsy Chapman (News of the World) PCC/Code1991-3


APPENDIX XXII

CURRENT CODE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Les Hinton (Chairman)

News International

Perry Austin-Clarke

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

James Bishop

Illustrated London News

Mike Gilson

The News (Portsmouth)

Sue James

Woman and Home

Tom Loxley

Maxim

Doug Melloy

Rotherham and South Yorkshire Advertiser

Charles Moore

The Daily Telegraph

Ian Murray

Southern Daily Echo

Paul Potts

Press Association

Anita Syvret

Gloucestershire Echo

Derek Tucker

Press and Journal

Neil Wallis

News of the World

Chris Williams

Daily Express

John Witherow

The Sunday Times

Ian Beales

Consultant to the Committee

A Grahame Thomson

Secretary to the Committee


118   This does not include regional editors who were not part of a national newspaper group when they joined the Commission. Back


 
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