|Press Complaints Commission (PCC)
The Press Complaints Commission is an independent body which deals with complaints from members of the public about the editorial content of newspapers and magazines. Our service to the public is free, quick and easy.
The Society of Editors has more than 400 members in national, regional and local newspapers, magazines, broadcasting and new media, journalism education and media law. It campaigns for media freedom, self regulation, the public's right to know and the maintenance of standards in journalism.
UK Publishing Media is a £22bn alliance of newspapers, magazines, books, journals and data publishers. The associations forming UK Publishing Media have traditionally represented the main print on paper publishing sectors. These are now increasingly engaged in interactive media development and are major investors in the Information Society.
The Periodical Publishers Association (PPA) is the trade association for UK magazine and B2B media publishers. PPA represents 300 publisher members, publishing 3,000 magazine titles, as well as exhibitions, directories and interactive products. Magazine and B2B media companiesgenerate around 6.2bn of turnover, which is about 10 per cent of the combined turnover of the UK creative industries.
The NS site is a valuable source of information for NS members, advertisers, journalists, students and the general public alike, offering facts and figures about the regional press, research reports, online publications, press releases, events and awards, and also comprises searchable databases regarding titles, publishers, sections & supplement.
The Scottish Newspaper Publishers Association (SNPA) is the trade association representing publishers of 100 weekly and bi-weekly newspapers and a further 30 free distribution newspapers.
For advice on the publication of national security matters.
For information and contact details for Press Councils throughout the world.
The ASA ensures that non-broadcast advertisements - including those published in newspapers and magazines - are legal, decent, honest and truthful.
Ofcom is the regulator for the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services.
The Teenage Magazine Arbitration Panel (TMAP) is the magazine industry's self-regulatory body which ensures that the sexual content of teenage magazines is presented in a responsible and appropriate manner.
PhonepayPlus is the industry-funded regulatory body for all premium rate charged telecommunications services.
PCC code of practice
View the PCC Code of Practice.
Find out how to make a complaint to the Press Complaints Commission (PCC)