Independent Press Standards Organisation

We are IPSO, the independent regulator of most of the UK’s newspapers and magazines. We protect people’s rights, uphold high standards of journalism and help to maintain freedom of expression.

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  • Latest news

    IPSO Blog: Reporting faith issues

    Policy and Public Affairs Officer Sophie Malleson reflects on a recent visit to the Religion and Media Festival, a celebration of the best coverage of religion in the media and a forum for debate about the coverage of faith issues.

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  • Latest news

    Response to the Kerslake Review of the Manchester Arena Terrorist Attack

    Matt Tee, Chief Executive of IPSO, comments on the Kerslake Review of the Manchester Arena attack.

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    IPSO appoints Ian MacGregor to its Board

    The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has announced the appointment of Ian MacGregor, President of the Society of Editors and Editor Emeritus of the Telegraph Media Group, to its Board.

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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.

Annual statements 2016

Annual report 2016


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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