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Spotlight On | Hannah Storm, Headlines Network Founder

“If we want healthier journalism, we need to support the health of journalists.”

Hannah Storm is a journalist, journalism safety expert and Founder and Co-Director of the Headlines Network,…

IMPRESS-initiated investigations: Explained

IMPRESS-initiated investigations are a regulatory oversight mechanism used to ensure regulated publishers are adhering to the IMPRESS Standards Code and are publishing ethically. The decision to utilise investigatory powers demonstrates…

Spotlight On | Lionel Blackman, Director of Epsom and Ewell Times

“Charity begins at home and so does accountability.”

Lionel Blackman provides legal and secretarial services for Epsom and Ewell Times, a Surrey-based local news service and one of IMPRESS’ newest…

New guidelines on media reporting of social workers launched: developed in consultation with IMPRESS

New advice and guidance for journalists reporting on the work of social workers has been launched to provide more protection for those working in the profession.

The guidelines were developed after…

Spotlight On | Ally Tibbitt, Co-Founder of The Ferret

“We’ve been keen to show that small independent media organisations can also do international reporting.”

Ally Tibbitt is a journalist and digital marketing professional, specialising in audience engagement. He works as…

Explainer: SLAPPs & the impact of Government reform

 

'SLAPPs' have received a lot of attention in the industry press in recent months following the MOJ's launch of an inquiry and consultation looking at these cases, and more recently…