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Jonathan Heawood to lead new Public Interest News Foundation to support independent newsmakers with grants, advice and networking

The Public Interest News Foundation (PINF) announced today that Jonathan Heawood, the founder and CEO of IMPRESS, will join as its Executive Director on a twelve-month secondment from IMPRESS.

Dame Frances…

IMPRESS steps up preparations for new Online Harms legislation; and urges government and new internet regulator ‘to work closely with regulators like IMPRESS to avoid duplication and gaps in the regulation of an increasingly converged media’

IMPRESS welcomes the Government’s first response to the Online Harms consultation that suggests it is minded to give Ofcom new powers to regulate user generated content on the internet. This…

IMPRESS and the Public Interest News Foundation welcome the Government’s response to the Cairncross Review but urge ‘deeper, faster’ support for independent publishers

28 January 2020

IMPRESS and the Public Interest News Foundation have welcomed the Government’s positive response to the Cairncross Review. However, the two organisations have urged the Government to…

GUEST BLOG | New Media Guidelines for Reporting on Muslims and Islam

By Peter Hopkins, Professor at Newcastle University.

New media guidelines about reporting on Muslims and Islam in Scotland were published in November 2019. These were written by Uzma Mir, former…

The IMPRESS PODCAST | EPISODE #7 - The Challenges of Family Court Reporting with Transparency Project Member, Louise Tickle.

In the latest episode of the IMPRESS podcast, IMPRESS Complaints and Investigations Manager Lexie Kirkconnell-Kawana speaks to freelance journalist and member of the Transparency Project, Louise Tickle, about the challenges…

The IMPRESS PODCAST | EPISODE #6 - Sorting Fact from Fiction: Polling and the 2019 General Election with IPSOS Mori CEO Ben Page

Following on from the recent publication of joint IMPRESS-Market Research Society guidance for journalists on using polls and surveys when reporting,…