Independent Press Standards Organisation

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    Join IPSO for a public meeting in Birmingham on WEDNESDAY 14 SEPTEMBER

    IPSO has announced its plans for a ‘Town Hall’ style meeting with Q&A and panel discussion in central Birmingham, chaired by BBC West Midlands’ breakfast show host Adrian Goldberg, to mark its second anniversary. The meeting will take place on Wednesday 14 September 2016 at 6.30pm at KPMG's Birmingham office. The meeting is an opportunity for members of the public, community groups, local politicians and journalism students to hear from the press regulator and ask questions of an expert media panel.

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    Annual Report 2015

    IPSO has released its 2015 Annual Report including details of IPSO's work in 2015; case studies; complaints statistics; details of regulated publications for 2015 and financial information.

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    IPSO announces review of the way its regulations should apply to global digital publishers

    IPSO has announced a review of the way its regulations should apply to global digital publishers.

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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