Welcome To The First Ethical Journalism Network Newsletter!

 

Inside Ethics

The EJN Community, Now In Your Inbox

We are pleased to launch our bimonthly e-newsletter, which will provide you with the latest news, reports, resources, and events by the EJN and our members and collaborators.

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EJN Director’s Letter: October 2013

Dear Friends,

This month we are setting our sights on 2014 and beyond. A new EJN three-year programme will begin next year and we are asking all members to consider what actions will be useful to strengthen our co-operation.

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Fresh Battles Ahead as Balkan Media Struggle with Online Hate

The good news from Europe’s troubled Western Balkans is that media are getting better. In general there is less hate speech in journalism across a region which 20 years ago was ravaged by war, brutal community violence and acts of genocide.

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A New Call to Protect Acts of Journalism

Report on Defining Press Freedom in the Digital Age

This article and report were originally published by FreePress.net . For more information on the subject follow Josh Stearns ( @jcstearns ) on Twitter.

Today, more people than ever are participating in journalism.

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Reports

Innocent Mistakes A Controversial Film Finds Journalism Caught Between Image and Reality

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.

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Online Comment Moderation: Emerging Best Practices

“Online comment moderation: emerging best practices” – researched and produced by the World Editors Forum with support from the Open Society Foundations – is a guide to promoting robust and civil online conversation.

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Addressing online hate speech in South East European media

The Role of Media Accountability: Conclusions and Follow-up

Over 90 participants took part last week, 16 and 17 October, in the regional conference “Addressing online hate speech in South East Europe and Turkey: the role of media accountability mechanisms” organized by UNESCO in partnership with the South East European Network for Professionalizati

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Events

50th ABU General Assembly

Hanoi, Vietnam

EJN Director to provide Keynote Address on October 26th on how media build trust with their audience. See the conference website .

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Bali Media Forum 2013: Ethical Journalism for Democracy

Bali, Indonesia

The Bali Media Forum 2013 will address a range of key issues related to promoting quality journalism at election time.

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African Media Leaders Forum

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Over the years, AMLF has grown both in size and stature –debuting with a modest gathering of 55 delegates in 2008 to over 550 publishers, managing directors, CEOs and other media decision makers in November 2012 in Dakar, Senegal.

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The 6th Arab Free Press Forum

Tunis, Tunisia

The Arab Free Press Forum is a unique event that brings together media professionals from across the Arab world to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experience and best practice at every level of the news industry.

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The EJN On: Our Ethical Base

5 Principles of Journalism

The core principles of journalism set out below provide an excellent base for everyone who aspires to launch themselves into the public information sphere to show responsibility in how they use information.

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