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Take a moment to review what the EJN stands for, why our mission is so critical to the current era of journalism, and how your organisation can join the Network and support ethical initiatives. [..]


Press councils around the world were this week urged to join a new global programme that aims to put ethical journalism in the frontl [..]


Dear Friends, The issue of migration was on front pages around the world in September with much focus on the tragic picture of A [..]

Director's Letter


Hussain Berro is a man well used to drama. [..]

media ethics, Syria


For most media across Europe and North America the migration story this week moved from being a political game of numbers to a compell [..]

media ethics and children, migrants


This short presentation was given by the EJN Director during the Turning the Page of Hate workshop in Tanzania . [..]

Africa, hate speech, turning the page of hate


Systems of self-regulation of media and journalism need radical rethinking if they are to survive the harsh economic and political re [..]


The world of journalism is full of good intentions but the idea of news media as a cornerstone of democracy and ethical values is f [..]


2014 was a notable year for journalism in Cambodia, with no shortage of news to cover, starting with the labor and political protests [..]

Asia, corruption, press freedom


New York, May 19, 2015-The attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in January 2015 shed light on the grave dangers con [..]

hate speech, press freedom


This resource (in Nepalese) provides guidelines for journalists reporting in humanitarian crises. [..]


A powerful new tool for defending the European media’s right to report on matters of public interest is now available, the Vienna-b [..]

October 2015


Contact EJN Communications Officer for details:


Global Investigative Journalism Conference


08 October 2015 - 11 October 2015

This seminal event will feature the world's leading investigative reporters, top data journalists, and experts in security, collaboration, teachi [..]


December 2015


EJN Board meeting


08 December 2015

Contact EJN Communications Officer for details:


The EJN, African journalists and media have launched a campaign called Turning the Page of Hate which aims to help the journalism community [..]



The EJN works closely with our partners in Asia, including the Indonesian Press Council and Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, to ensure that e [..]



The current media landscape in Europe is in a period of transition. [..]



In the wake of the Arab Spring, The EJN has done extensive work in several different countries within the Middle East to fight corruption a [..]

Middle East


The US has become the battleground for whistleblowers in an age of increased surveillance. [..]

North America, USA


For ethical journalism to thrive self-regulation of the media, good governance and transparency must exist at the industry and national levels. [..]

South America


Nigerian Press Council's Code of Conduct Press Council South African Press Code The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Afr [..]


Hong Kong Journalists Association Code of Ethics Indonesia's Press Council's Code of Ethics Journalist's Code of Ethics (Philippines) [..]


BBC's Editorial Guidelines (UK) Code of Ethics for Press, Radio and Television in Sweden Code of Professional Ethics for Journalists [..]


Cyprus Code: Journalists' Code of Conduct Cyprus Press Council Egypt Code: Supreme Council of the Press Code of Ethics [..]


North America Canada Alberta Code of Practice British Columbia Press Council Canadian Association of Broadcasters Code of E [..]


Brazil Code: Code of Ethics of the National Federation of Brazilian Journalists Brazil Code: Correio Braziliense Code of Ethics [..]


The African Centre for Media Excellence is a media and communication development organisation that was incorporated in Kampala, Uganda, in Aug [..]

EJN member


The African Media Initiative (AMI) is a pan-African programme that seeks to strengthen the continent’s private and independent media sector from [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The Albanian Media Institute was established as an independent organization in 1995 and its main mission is to provide further assistance to t [..]

EJN member


AIPCE is a loose network of independent content regulators for both press and broadcast media. [..]

EJN member


Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) is the first and leading media organization in the region dedicated to promoting investigati [..]

EJN member


ARTICLE 19 envisages a world where people are free to speak their opinions, to participate in decision-making, and to make informed choices abou [..]

EJN member


The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) has more than 255 member broadcasters large and small spread across the region’s 63 countries, from T [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) is a trade body for the commercial broadcasting sector in Europe. [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


Backed with 10 years’ experience in a country where constraints on press freedom remain one of the most important challenges to achieving democr [..]

EJN member


The Center for Ethical Science Journalism - Centro per il giornalismo scientifico etico is a project launched in 2014 by Zoe/Milan [..]

EJN member


The Center for International Media Ethics (CIME) is a non-profit organization bringing together a network of media professionals throughout the [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The Center for Media Freedom & Responsibility (CMFR) was organized in 1989 as a private, non- stock, non-profit organization involving the d [..]

EJN member


CMR Nepal 's objectives are to conduct, support and promote researches on various aspects of media; design, manage and conduct skill-enhanceme [..]

EJN member


CASCFEN was launched in March 20, 2003 in Baku, Azerbaijan by a group of journalist organization representatives from Central Asian and South Ca [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The Climate News Network is a free and objective service which publishes a daily news story on climate and energy. [..]

EJN member


The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute works with citizens, journalists and researchers to strengthen democracy through better journalism. [..]

EJN member


Editor-in-Chief's Forum Hungary ( Főszerkesztők Fóruma ) is an industry NGO for editors and journalists that aims to raise and safe keep profess [..]

EJN member


EMDP (Egypt Media Development Program) is a leading Egyptian company working in the fields of media training, consulting and production, an [..]

EJN member


The EEA (Egyptian Editors Association) is a self-regulatory project currently being incubated at EMDP , which brings together editorial mana [..]


The European Broadcasting Union (EBU, UER in French) is the world's foremost alliance of public service media organisations, with 72 Active [..]

EJN member


The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) is a regional organisation of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ). [..]

EJN member


The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is an independent, international, non-profit institute dedicated to the highest standards in journalism, pr [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The European Magazine Media Association , EMMA, represents more than 15,000 publishing houses across Europe, publishing more than 50,000 magazin [..]

EJN member


The European Publishers Council is a high level group of Chairmen and CEOs of leading European media corporations. [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


Free Press Unlimited works to ensure that reliable news and information are and remain available to people across the globe. [..]

EJN member


The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for New Latin American Journalism (FNPI) was created in 1994 by the journalist and Colombian writer Gabri [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The Global Editors Network (GEN) is nonprofit, non-governmental association, committed to the principles of innovation and information sharing i [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) is a membership network of some 350 non-governmental media assistance organisations operating in a [..]

EJN member


IJNet delivers the latest on global media innovation, news apps and tools, training opportunities and expert advice for professional and citize [..]

EJN member


iMediaEthics is a not-for-profit, non-partisan international media ethics news website. [..]

EJN member


IAWRT is a global organization formed by professional women working in electronic and allied media with a mission to strengthen initiatives tow [..]

EJN member


International Media Support (IMS) is a non-profit organisation working to support local media in countries affected by armed conflict, human i [..]

EJN member


The International Press Institute is a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists. [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


Founded in 1990 by a group of prominent U.S. [..]

EJN member


Internews Europe is an international development organisation specialising in supporting independent media, freedom of information and free exp [..]

EJN member


The Media Diversity Institute (MDI) works internationally to encourage and facilitate responsible media coverage of diversity. [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


Media Managers Club is the global online sharing resource and a social network for news media management. [..]

EJN member


MediaWise was set up as a voluntary organisation in 1993 by ‘victims of media abuse’, supported by concerned journalists, media lawyers and Cliv [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The Norwegian Institute of Journalism is a knowledge and resource center for media practitioners. [..]

EJN member


The Online News Association is a nonprofit membership organization for digital journalists, connecting journalism, technology and innovation. [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


Formed in 1980, ONO is a nonprofit corporation with an international membership of active and associate members. [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


Setting Standards in the Information Age The Coalition for Ethical Journalism is a global campaign committed to strengthening standards of ethi [..]

EJN member


Panos South Asia's vision is to make societies inclusive, democratic and just. [..]

EJN member


P24 - or Punto24 - is a timely initiative to support and promote editorial independence in the Turkish media. [..]

EJN member


The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of theInternational Press Institute (IPI), is a regional non-governmental, non-pr [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The South East European Network for Profession­alization of Media (SEENPM) promotes excellence in journalism through policy initiatives, researc [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


TAJOA offers a platform for continuous learning and sharing amongst journalists and citizens. [..]

EJN member


The Thomson Foundation is the world's longest established international media development organisation, with a 50-year history of training journ [..]

EJN member, Founding EJN member


The Council of Europe is the continent’s leading human rights organisation. [..]

EJN International Collaborators


The European Commission represents the general interest of the EU and is the driving force in proposing legislation (to Parliament and the Coun [..]

EJN International Collaborators


The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. [..]

EJN International Collaborators


The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, purs [..]

EJN International Collaborators


The IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non [..]

EJN International Collaborators


The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of al [..]

EJN International Collaborators


With 57 States from Europe, Central Asia and North America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization. [..]

EJN International Collaborators


In 1945, UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief of nations, forged by two world wars in less than a generation, that po [..]

EJN International Collaborators


Guided by the principles of the UN Charter, the report of its High-Level Group, and the priorities of the Secretary-General, the UN Alliance o [..]

EJN International Collaborators


The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations System, and is one of the most prominent [..]

EJN International Collaborators