Originally published as a chapter of “Conflict reporting in the smartphone era – from budget constraints to information warfare”. Copyright: South East Europe Media Program of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung 2016. Published with permission.

About the author

Aidan White is the Director of the Ethical Journalism Network which he founded in 2013. For 24 years he was the General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) based in Brussels. He is the author of ‘To Tell You the TRUTH’ (2008) on journalism and ethics. He is a founder of the International News Safety Institute (1983) and the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (1993). Aidan White is a former journalist and worked with The Guardian from 1980 until he joined the IFJ in 1987.


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