Accountable Journalism

This collaborative project aims to be the world’s largest collection of ethical codes of conduct and press organisations. The AccountableJournalism.org website has been developed as a resource to on global media ethics and regulation systems, and provides advice on ethical reporting and dealing with hate speech.

The Accountable Journalism project was conceived in 2002, by Claude-Jean Bertrand, who wanted to build the largest database of media codes of conduct and press councils in the world. In 2015, The Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Ethical Journalism Network refurbished the database leading to creation of the Accountable Journalism site.

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Watch this online debate between Randy Picht, Executive Director of the the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and Stefanie Chernow, of the Ethical Journalism Network from 23 November 2015 to mark the launch of the Accountable Journalism database.

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