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European online campaign recalls the essential role of press councils in defending free, independent and reliable information

IMPRESS, a member of the Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe (AIPCE), has joined a campaign led by the AIPCE and press councils from across Europe which aims at…

IMPRESS announces review of press standards, and calls for proposed online harms regulation to exempt already well-regulated news websites

IMPRESS has today published its 2019-20 Annual Report to coincide with the fourth anniversary of its recognition as the first, and so far only, regulator to be approved as…

IMPRESS pays tribute to its patron Sir Harry Evans, who has died aged 92

Champion of public interest investigative journalism and supporter of more effective press regulation Sir Harold Evans has died in New York aged 92.

A fierce critic of political interference in journalism,…

IMPRESS welcomes decision by Charity Commission to grant charitable status to Public Interest News Foundation

22 September 2020.

IMPRESS welcomes the announcement made today by the Charity Commission that it has awarded charitable status to the Public Interest News Foundation (PINF). The ruling that journalism…

New ICO Age Appropriate Design Code: Implications for News Publishers

The new ICO Age Appropriate Design Code has implications for online news publishers. Read the FAQs below to discover how the new Code may affect your website.

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IMPRESS investigates accuracy complaint on Covid-19 and Vitamin D

IMPRESS has finalised the investigation of its first accuracy complaint on COVID-19 reporting. It concerned an article published by Scottish investigative journalism platform The Ferret titled ‘Does Vitamin D help to…