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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. [..]


Dear Friends, This month we published a new report covering 18 countries and focusing on growing concerns inside media about newsr [..]

Director's Letter


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


Dear Friends, The highlight of this month has been the launch of our 16-country report on self-regulation in journalism and media. [..]

Director's Letter


News organizations are experimenting increasingly with robot journalism, using computer programs to transform data into news stories [..]

ethics, robot journalism


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


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 [..]


Cambodian Internet users overwhelmingly see the country’s Internet as increasingly becoming more accommodating of free expression bu [..]



The European Journalism Centre (EJC) has released the Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting , a companion handbook t [..]



This platform is a public space to facilitate the compilation, processing and dissemination of information on serious concerns about [..]



The current conflict in the east of Ukraine bears many similarities to events in other parts of the world and throughout history. [..]


April 2015


Organisation News Ombudsmen Conference

Cape Town

19 April 2015 - 22 April 2015

The annual conference of ONO will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on April 19-22, 2015. [..]


UNESCO discussion on religion and journalism


28 April 2015 - 29 April 2015

EJN Director will consult with UNESCO on how to ethically report on religion.

May 2015


UNESCO World Press Freedom Day 2015


01 May 2015 - 03 May 2015

EJN pannel on Sunday, 3 May 2015 at 16:00 What Can Journalists Do About Hate? The shocking events in Paris in January 20 [..]


Contact Stefanie Chernow (EJN Communications Officer) for details:


The main objective of the workshop, which is carried out in the context of the Africa-wide campaign Turning the Page of Hate and the upcoming el [..]


EJN pannel on 25 May at 14:00 Are there Limits to the Freedom of the Press? Speakers: Lord Harry Woolf, former Lord [..]


In the coming years, the EJN will expand its activities and partnerships further into Africa. [..]



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



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 and [..]

Middle East


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

North America, USA


Coming Soon. Photo: Flickr CC kcp4911

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


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

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 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


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


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 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 World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers , or WAN-IFRA, is the global organisation of the world’s press, representing more than 1 [..]

EJN member


The World Press Freedom Committee is an international umbrella organization that includes 45 journalistic groups -- print, online and broadcast, [..]

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