Independent Press Standards Organisation

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    Sorry Brenda of Bristol, but editors love general elections

    Greenslade's latest blog discusses the reactions of newspapers to the announcement of a snap election...and why General Election campaigns are journalistic heaven for mainstream media.

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    Latest IPSO newsletter

    Get the latest update from IPSO including new blogs and case studies.

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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

Annual report 2015

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IPSO staff members are available to assist and advise members of the public, complainants, editors and journalists. Please contact us on 0300 123 2220 or