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IMPRESS welcomes conclusion of PRP review

The Press Recognition Panel (PRP) has completed its compliance assessment of IMPRESS and has confirmed IMPRESS’s approved status, meeting the standards for independent and effective regulation that were recommended in…

High Court Rules on Judicial Review of PRP Decision to Recognise IMPRESS

In a judgment published today, the High Court has upheld the status of IMPRESS as the first self-regulatory body for the press in UK history to be externally recognised…

IMPRESS announces free arbitration for all publishers

Walter Merricks CBE, Chair of IMPRESS, has today announced a major extension of the press regulator’s free arbitration service for dealing with libel and other areas of media law.

When the…

IMPRESS is Growing Fast, with Publishers Reaching 4.5 Million Monthly Readers


As IMPRESS consolidates its position, with its Standards Code now in force and more publishers joining, it is seeking to expand its board by recruiting up to two new…

Without Trust, the Media Loses Legitimacy

In an event this week in the Sir Harry Evans Room at IMPRESS, the author and consultant Rachel Botsman described the seismic change that is taking place in…

Drawing the line on inciting hatred

 

There has been widespread debate this week about coverage of Muslims in the press. Unlike the Editors’ Code of Practice, the new IMPRESS Standards Code protects groups vulnerable to discrimination…