Four years ago, this newspaper was reprimanded by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso), the industry’s regulator. It was one of the first rulings of what was then a relatively new body set up in the wake of the Leveson inquiry.
It described a front-page story reporting how senior Labour MPs had rounded on Jeremy Corbyn for being anti-semitic as “signficantly misleading” and demanded that a correction be published. The complaint was brought by Ivan Lewis, then a member of the shadow cabinet, who had said that Mr Corbyn had “shown very poor judgment in expressing support for and failing to speak out against people who have engaged ... in anti-Semitic rhetoric”.
Mr Lewis lodged a...
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