Independent Press Standards Organisation

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  • Latest news

    Regulator announces new IPSO Mark for its 2,500 Publications

    The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) today announced the launch of the IPSO mark (attached), a visual symbol that can be used by all its publications to show their commitment to professional standards and an edited, regulated product.

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  • Latest news

    Read our December newsletter

    December's newsletter contains updates on the new IPSO mark, arbitration and our newly published guidance.

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  • Latest news

    IPSO Blog: Arbitration relaunch

    Recently we relaunched our arbitration scheme, making it cheaper and more accessible to the public. This move was welcomed by many, including the Chair of the Digital Culture Media and Sport Select Committee, Damian Collins.

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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