The Readers’ Advisory Panel is made up of seven people who are enthusiastic readers of a variety of newspapers and magazines and who do not work in the journalism industry. The panel meets three times a year and provides a perspective on press regulation from the point of view of the general public.
The panel have read early drafts of some of the information leaflets IPSO has produced for members of the public, and their feedback has been valuable in shaping this information. Meetings of the Readers’ Advisory Panel have also featured discussions on a range of topics including trust in news reporting and the IPSO mark.
The current Chair is Miranda Winram, a member of the Complaints Committee, who is invited to address IPSO’s Board at least once a year with an update on the panel’s work.
The current panel members:
The Journalists’ Advisory Panel is made up of ten people who are current or retired journalists, from a range of publications including national newspapers, regional newspapers and magazines. They meet four times a year to discuss a variety of issues facing the industry, share experiences and to inform the guidance IPSO produces for journalists and editors.
The panel has provided useful feedback and suggestions on early drafts of IPSO’s guidance on a range of subjects and they discuss a variety of topics about journalism including the Editors’ Code, and the factors which influence editorial standards.
The current Chair is Ruth Sawtell, a member of the Board, who is invited to address IPSO’s Board at least once a year with an update on the panel’s work.
Current panel members: