Independent Press Standards Organisation

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  • Latest news

    How can Britain have fallen to 40th place in the latest World Press Freedom Index?

    Greenslade's latest blog looks at some of the reasons Britain has fallen to 40th place in the World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders.

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  • Latest news

    IPSO lecture postponed

    Due to the announcement of the general election, the IPSO lecture with John Whittingdale, which was due to take place on 18 May 2017, has been postponed. We will send out details of the rearranged time and date in the next few weeks and hope you will still be able to join us.

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  • Latest news

    IPSO Blog: How the UK press takes reporting of suicide seriously

    Director of External Affairs Niall Duffy attended an event on the impact of the reporting of suicide with more than 30 local and regional newspaper editors and explains some of the reasons the issue is taken so seriously by editors.

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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

Need advice?

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 advice@ipso.co.uk