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BLOG | How can charities fight misinformation and conspiracy theories when publishing online?

From climate change and vaccine myths to the rising threats of conspiracy theorists, "deep fake" and "astroturfing." It is likely that the struggle against misinformation will define the next ten…

IMPRESS expands Committee to support comprehensive review of its Standards Code for journalists

IMPRESS has announced new appointments to its Code Committee. This announcement takes place as the officially approved regulator undergoes a comprehensive review of its standards code on issues like…

PRESS RELEASE: Meghan and Harry interview highlights need for robust press standards on discrimination

The recent broadcast and analysis of the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry interview with Oprah Winfrey has raised important questions about media standards, ethics and discrimination in the UK press. 

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IMPRESS concludes call for evidence stage of Code Review

IMPRESS would like to thank all those who took the time to participate in our Code Review call for evidence.

The call for evidence stage opened on 23 November 2020…

WORKSHOP | Social media & journalism: The legal pitfalls

[Membership benefit] What are the main reputational, legal and ethical issues which may be relevant to engaging with, creating and using social media content in journalism? Which areas of the IMPRESS Standards Code…

SPOTLIGHT | Cordella Bart-Stewart OBE, IMPRESS Board member: "Press freedom must come with journalists bearing a responsibility to be accurate and truthful"

Cordella Bart-Stewart OBE joined the Board of IMPRESS in July 2020. She has over 30 years’ experience as a solicitor, has established her own general legal practice in 1990,…