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SPOTLIGHT | David Leigh, IMPRESS Board member: "Decent self-regulation does not threaten the free press, but actually helps it to earn respect, raises standards and promotes the public interest."

 

David Leigh is an investigative journalist with a career spanning over 40 years. Formerly Investigations Editor at the Guardian and Anthony Sampson Professor of Reporting at City University, David joined…

IMPRESS publishes Code Review Call for Evidence Report

 

As part of our ongoing Code Review process, we have published a report summarising submissions made to our open call for evidence. 

​​​​In late 2020, IMPRESS launched a comprehensive review…

Reporting of personal information of defendants in criminal cases: an overview

By Lexie Kirkconnell-Kawana, Head of Regulation at IMPRESS.

When the media report personal information about you it can be embarrassing, hurtful and potentially harmful…

SPOTLIGHT | Dr Craig Gent, IMPRESS Code Committee Member: 'A standards code is a necessity for any professional publisher or working journalist'

 

Dr Craig Gent is an editor, writer, researcher and Head of Operations at Novara Media, an independent multimedia publisher specialising in political news, commentary and analysis.

In April of this year…

LSE Media Policy Blog | Online Safety Bill: Five thoughts on its impact on journalism by IMPRESS's Lexie Kirkconnell-Kawana

Last month, the UK Government published its much anticipated Online Safety Bill which aims to tackle ‘harmful’ content on social media and elsewhere online.

In a new piece for the LSE's…

IMPRESS Announces Partnership with the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA)

IMPRESS has announced a partnership with the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), an international, cross-sector organisation which is dedicated to reducing cyber risk and uniting global communities.

Through this collaboration, IMPRESS and…