Independent Press Standards Organisation

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  • Latest news

    IPSO Blog: Can IPSO’s pilot arbitration scheme improve access to justice in media law?

    Legal and Policy Analyst Alistair Henwood, on how IPSO's arbitration scheme can help people make legal claims against the press.

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    Send us your questions for our Twitter Q&A on 1 March

    We'll be taking questions on the Editors' Code of Practice, and particularly the upcoming review which closes on 3rd March. We'll be tweeting from @ipsonews under #AskIPSO from 3pm.

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    IPSO Blog: Manchester discusses press regulation with an expert panel

    IPSO held its second roadshow event last week in Manchester. Following our successful first meeting in Birmingham, it was great to see around 50 people come and take part in what was a really stimulating discussion on a wide range of topics to do with press regulation. We had a panel of speakers who brought decades of experience in local media and real insight into the way local newspapers continue to serve their communities.

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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

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