Where appropriate, FAIR will respond to any items of relevance
picked up by the monitoring process. We respond to both
objectionable material and material that is worthy of praise.
the active involvement of individuals we will only make minimal
impact. To make a real difference we need to make our collective
voices heard. Actions Alerts are sent out to subscribers requesting
responses to items of relevance in the Daily News Digest.
To encourage and
facilitate responding to articles and making format complaints we
have prepared some guidelines to give general guidance on preparing
effective complaints and to provide information on who all the
regulatory bodies are that deal with complaints relating to
different forms of media.
General Guide to
Making Effective Complaints
Procedures for Media Regulatory Bodies
This is a simple set of guidelines put together to show you how to
complain effectively. It includes a list of the main regulatory
bodies and the areas they cover. It also contains a guide to the
basic points of information that should be included in any media
This is a user-friendly fact file on all the media regulatory bodies, the main
areas of protection under their respective regulatory codes,
summaries of the complaints procedures for each and gives key
contacts for making complaints to.
This is a simple guidelines of doís and doníts when writing to
editors to maximise your chance of publication.