15th December 2015
By Stefanie Chernow

International Review of How Media Cover Migration: December 15, 2015


Migration: Global Report on Journalism’s Biggest Test in 2015

On December 18th the Ethical Journalism Network is publishing an international report on media and the global migration and refugee crisis to coincide with International Migrants Day. The report, Moving Stories, reviews media coverage of migration in the European Union and in 14 countries across the globe including: Australia, Brazil, Britain, Bulgaria, China, Gambia, India, Italy, Lebanon, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa, Turkey and the United States.

To receive an embargoed copy of the report and accompanying press release contact the EJN’s Communications Officer, Tom Law.

Email: [email protected] / UK Mobile: +44(0)7594270633

To catch up on the EJN’s previous reports:

The Trust Factor: An EJN Review of Journalism and Self-Regulation

Untold Stories: How Corruption and Conflicts of Interest Stalk the Newsroom

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Director’s Letter: November – December 2015

Read the latest letter from the EJN’s Director, Aidan White on the EJN’s activities during the last two months of 2015, including a prelude to our Moving Stories report and summaries of our work and events in Brussels, Cairo, Nablus, London, Oslo and Rabat.

The full update can be found here.


The year we get our ethical houses in order

In the Neiman Lab Predictions for Journalism in 2016 Tracie Powell writes that “No longer should reporters and editors take police narratives as the gospel truth, or the only side of a story that should get reported.”

Read the full article here. (Neiman Labs)

Sixteen Ways To Implement Gender Ethical Journalism

Sameera Khan’s article – Sixteen Ways To Implement Gender Ethical Journalism – is “part of the #GBVInMedia campaign for the 16 Days Of Activism global campaign to end gender-based violence. #GBVInMedia campaign analysis how different kind of mainstream media (mis)represents/reports gender-based violence and broadens the conversation from violence against women to violence against people from the queer community, caste-based violence and violence against people with disabilities.”

Read the full article here. (FeminismInIndia.com)

Is It Ethical for a Freelance Journalist to Work in Content Marketing?

Read the full article here. (Content Marketing Institute)


Soft Censorship online debate

The Ethical Journalism Network participated in an online debate about soft censorship organised by CIMA in partnership with WAN-IFRA on December 9. Catch up on the key debates in this storify post put together by Valerie Sinden from the National Endowment for Democracy.

Read the highlights of the debate here.