ICO opens 2nd consultation on draft journalism code

21/09/2022 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) started a second consultation on the draft journalism code. The code offers practical guidance for media organisations and reporters complying with data protection requirements when using personal data for journalistic purposes. After the first consultation on the draft code ended in January, the ICO considered the responses from stakeholders, which included establishing the distinction between "legal requirements and good practice," creating a reference guide and making the code "more user-friendly with plainer language." The second consultation closes on 16 November.

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