Migration Reporting Guidelines

The Ethical Journalism Network has created guidelines for migration reporting. In this video the Chair of the EJN’s board of trustees, Dorothy Byrne introduces the guidelines and explains why covering migration in an ethical way is so important. Dorothy is the head of news and current affairs at Channel 4 – a public service broadcaster in the UK, introduces the guidelines.

Migration Reporting Guidelines

The Ethical Journalism Network’s migration reporting guidelines are also available as an infographic.

How to media on both sides of the Mediterranean report on migration

This Ethical Journalism Network was commissioned by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development to produce a study analysing how media cover migration in 17 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

ICMPD commissioned the study within the framework of EUROMED Migration IV (EMM4, 2016-2019) which is financed by the European Union and implemented by ICMPD.

The preliminary findings of the study were launched in January 2017 at the Brussels Press Club with full study due to published in March.

Read the draft findings here.

Moving Stories

The Ethical Journalism Network publishedMoving Stories – an international review of how media cover migration – in 2015

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