The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) is the independent regulator for the newspaper and magazine industry in the UK. We hold newspapers and magazines to account for their actions, protect individual rights, uphold high standards of journalism and help to maintain freedom of expression for the press.
Find out more about our Board, Complaints Committee and staff.
Governance and procedures
Rules and Regulations
Scheme Membership AgreementFinancial Sanctions Guidance
Strategic plan 2016-20 and Annual Business Plan 2016
External Review of IPSO's Independence and Effectiveness by Sir Joseph Pilling
IPSO is financed by the Regulatory Funding Company (RFC) which is funded by member publications. IPSO carries out its work separately and completely independently from its members.