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IMPRESS welcomes new guidance on media reporting of terror attacks

 

IMPRESS welcomes guidance published today by Survivors Against Terror (SAT) which calls on news organisations to adopt new reporting measures to protect terrorism survivors.

Ed Procter, CEO of IMPRESS said: ‘Our…

IMPRESS announces recruitment of a new Chair

IMPRESS is seeking to appoint a new Chair to lead our Board and to work with our CEO to deliver a new phase of expansion and impact.

IMPRESS is a growing…

IMPRESS celebrates five years of approved regulation

IMPRESS has today published its 2020-21 Annual Report, which coincides with the fifth anniversary of it becoming the only officially approved regulator under the Royal Charter on self-regulation…

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…