In February 2021, the Ethical Journalism Network (EJN) was awarded funding from the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, through their Power and Accountability programme, to fund a project to identify and begin to address structural racism in UK journalism. The resulting policy report, published in March 2023, provides an overview of the challenges that Black journalists are facing in the British news media. Read and download the report below.
About the Author
Dr Aida Al-Kaisy is a media development consultant and academic researcher who has worked extensively on media projects globally. She is currently working on projects which focus on issues related to the development of independent media, media and journalism in conflict, and in countries where freedom of expression is challenged. She teaches at SOAS where she completed her PhD. Aida is a keen promoter of ethical values in journalistic practice and media governance.
Author: Dr Aida Al-Kaisy | Publication design: Mary Schrider | Cover image © RyanJLane/iStock