EJN Director speaks to Russia Today About Ethics in Journalism

Russia-TodayThe role of journalism is to speak truth to power. Yet many factors, such as pressures in the media industry and nationalism, blurs the line between bias and propaganda leading some journalists to become lap dogs to the powerful instead of critical voices.

In this interview with Russia Today, the EJN Director goes back to the basics of ethical journalism and maintains that accuracy, accountability and transparency are classic pillars which all international media organisations should strive to uphold in order to strengthen the craft of journalism.

 

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