Press standards

IPSO helps to uphold professional standards in journalism by:

  • providing guidance and training

  • monitoring compliance with IPSO’s requirements on complaints handling through annual statements

  • carrying out standards investigations where there have been serious and systemic breaches of the Editors' Code.

Annual statements

Details of member publications' compliance processes and approach to ensuring editorial standards
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Membership requirements

What does IPSO require from its members to ensure high professional standards?

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For the public

How IPSO can help

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Standards investigations

Read about procedures for launching an investigation into serious and systemic failings

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Guidance for journalists and editors

Details about pre-publication advice and resources available on key topics

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Readers' and Journalists' panels

More on how our advisory panels feed in to our press standards work

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