Advice for journalists on how to cover the Brussels terrorist attacks

2M je suis Charlie - Bruxelles, 11 janvier 2015 - Patrick Marioné For over a year the Ethical Journalism Network has been raising the alarm to journalists, media activists and policymakers about the threat posed by sensationalist coverage of terrorist attacks, such as those in Brussels today which have killed dozens of people.

Here we have collated the best coverage and advice to media and journalists from around the web about how to avoid media sensationalism and spreading toxic messages which may aide the propaganda war being waged by terrorist and extremist groups.


Photo credit: Patrick Marioné – Flickr – 11 January 2015