Complaining about the media

MediaWise provides free and confidential advice and support to members of the public on the receiving end of inaccurate, intrusive, unfair or irresponsible journalism.

If you need advice or help with making a complaint about a print or broadcast story, or you are unhappy with the way your complaint has been dealt with, contact MediaWise on:

  • 0117 939 9333 (office hours)
  • 07968 031 532 (outside office hours)
  • info@mediawise.org.uk
  • MediaWise, 2B60 Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England, Bristol, BS16 1QY

Read our guidance: Making complaints about journalism

An emergency number for people who feel they are being harassed by congregating journalists has been agreed by regulators and news organisations. The number, which operates 24 hours a day, is 07659 152 656.