After a bit of research, we found the top 23 magazine covers that actually got it right when depicting powerful women. Hint: The most successful covers portray women in a pretty much identical fashion to men. (Huffington Post)
I’ve criticized, with no discernible result, The Times’s continuing propensity to use anonymous quotes, sometimes without any real justification, despite its own clear standards to the contrary. So have other public editors before me. By contrast, the article’s authors, Sam Tanenhaus and Jim Rutenberg, named everyone they quoted. This isn’t unheard of, of course, but I thought it was worth remarking on and exploring a bit. (The New York Times)
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An EJN report reviewing the media coverage of the Innocence of Muslims, a short film trailer produced by a religious activist and distributed over the Internet, which became the spark for protest and violence across the globe and leading to at least 75 deaths.
With Myanmar’s dramatic media reforms in the past two years, the upcoming international media conference in Yangon has been drawing a lot of enthusiasm and anticipation. EJN Director Aidan White will be a speaker at the conference and will discuss how to build ethical journalism practices.
The 2014 Congress – which will be held in April, just before the South African presidential election – will explore a number of key topics, including: the Chinese Government’s Role in the Developing World, a look at the ‘new’ South Africa and its media 20 years on, new technologies for distri
The 11th Asia Media Summit 2014 is organised by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) and hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Information and the General Commission for Audiovisual Media. EJN Director Aidan White will be speaking at the event on May 6th.
Editors and publishers are more obsessed by technology and the digital revolution than by ethical issues. But journalism is based on ethics and often they don’t anticipate how immediacy, algorithms and social media can impact the daily work of the journalists.