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

    Save the date for the annual IPSO lecture

    This year's speaker will be the Rt Hon. John Whittingdale OBE MP, former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Reserve your place now.

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  • Latest news

    Roy Greenslade to blog on IPSO website

    The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has today announced that Roy Greenslade, Professor of Journalism at City, University of London, former Daily Mirror editor and long-time Guardian columnist will write a regular blog for its website.

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    Five reasons to join IPSO

    IPSO regulates 86 of the UK’s publishers and we are growing. Head of Standards Charlotte Urwin explains some of the reasons more and more publishers are joining.

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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