Independent Press Standards Organisation

Welcome to the website of IPSO. We are the independent regulator for the newspaper and magazine industry in the UK

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  • Latest news

    IPSO issues third set of annual statements from its 2,500 regulated publications

    Statements show details on compliance, training and editorial standards and cover the calendar year 2016 for UK publications read by tens of millions of people.

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  • Latest news

    IPSO Blog: What can we learn from the 2016 annual statements?

    Head of Standards Charlotte Urwin on what this year's set of statements show and what the next standards priorities are.

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  • Latest news

    IPSO Blog: Election reporting FAQS

    In the run up to the general election, Complaints Officer Madeline Palacz deals with some of the frequently asked questions around election campaign reporting.

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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