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 Global Digital Content Consultation

    IPSO has launched a public consultation on the way in which it regulates global news websites as part of its ongoing review of how IPSO’s regulations apply to global digital content.

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  • Latest news

    Question an expert media panel in Glasgow

    Question a panel of experts on what its like to work in the media today. A must for budding journalists or anyone interested in how newspapers and magazines are regulated.

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  • Latest news

    Football clubs score own goals by penalising journalists

    Greenslade on conflicts between football clubs and media outlets.

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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


Global digital review consultation

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