Independent Press Standards Organisation

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  • Latest news

    IPSO issues ruling on complaint against the Sun brought by Fatima Manji

    The Independent Press Standards Organisation has issued its ruling on the complaint brought by Fatima Manji against the Sun in an article published on 18 July 2016.

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    IPSO Blog: Guidance on researching and reporting stories featuring transgender individuals

    IPSO has published its first piece of editorial guidance for journalists and editors who may be researching or writing a story featuring a transgender individual. This is an important step for IPSO in its work to support journalists to meet the Editors’ Code of Practice.

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    IPSO Blog: A Day in the Life of a Complaints Officer

    IPSO’s team of Complaints Officers handles thousands of complaints every year. In this blog, Holly Pick, part of the Complaints team, writes about her work.

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Press standards

IPSO helps to uphold professional standards in journalism. We monitor our members' compliance with the Editors' Code, provide guidance and training, and can carry out standards investigations where we believe there have been serious and systemic breaches of the Code.

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Annual statements 2015

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