Occasionally, IPSO commissions external research on the reporting of particular topics with the aim of providing further information on a subject if needed or where a contribution can be made to the wider debate around coverage. 


A comparison of editorial standards and complaints handling before and after IPSO

This research was undertaken by academics at the Centre for Freedom of the Media at the University of Sheffield for IPSO. It looks at complaints handling across a number of publishers pre and post IPSO, to understand what impact IPSO has had on the quality, speed and prominence of corrections. 

Research briefing: Newspaper corrections faster and more prominent under IPSO
Full research report