(the) Press Complaints Commission

(the) Press Complaints Commission
the Press Complaints Commission [the Press Complaints Commission]
a British organization formed in 1991 to deal with complaints about the behaviour of the press, especially its attempts to find out about people’s private lives. It replaced a similar organization, the Press Council.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • the Press Complaints Commission — UK US noun (ABBREVIATION PCC) ► COMMUNICATIONS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY in the UK, an official organization that deals with complaints from the public about the contents of newspapers, magazines, etc.: »This website and its associated newspaper… …   Financial and business terms

  • Press Complaints Commission — The Press Complaints Commission is a regulatory body for British printed newspapers and magazines, consisting of representatives of the major publishers. The PCC is funded by the annual levy it charges newspapers and magazines. It has no legal… …   Wikipedia

  • Press Complaints Commission — Immeuble abritant les locaux du Press Complaints Commission dans le Salisbury Square à Londres. Le Press Complaints Commission (PCC) est un organisme d autorégulation à adhésion volontaire pour les journaux et les magazines imprimés britanniques… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Press Complaints Commission — Press Com|plaints Com|mis|sion, the a British organization which tries to make sure that the British ↑press (=newspapers and magazines) give professional, high quality news reports, and which deals with complaints about the press …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Press Complaints Commission — a British organization formed in 1991 to deal with complaints about the behaviour of the press, especially its attempts to find out about people’s private lives. It replaced a similar organization, the Press Council. * * * …   Universalium

  • Independent Police Complaints Commission — The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is a non departmental public body in England and Wales responsible for overseeing the system for handling complaints made against police forces in England and Wales. It can also elect to manage… …   Wikipedia

  • The Druid Network — Founder(s) Emma Restall Orr Type Religious Charity Tax ID No. 1138265 Founded February 2003 …   Wikipedia

  • The Daily Telegraph — This article is about the UK newspaper. For the Australian newspaper, see The Daily Telegraph (Australia). For other uses, see The Telegraph. The Daily Telegraph …   Wikipedia

  • The Daily Sport — Daily Sport Type Daily newspaper Format Tabloid Owner David Sullivan (1991–2011) Grant Miller (2011–present) Founder David Sullivan Publisher Daily Sport Ltd …   Wikipedia

  • commission — [[t]kəmɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦ commissions, commissioning, commissioned 1) VERB If you commission something or commission someone to do something, you formally arrange for someone to do a piece of work for you. [V n] The Ministry of Agriculture… …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”