The EJN’s impact 2017-18
In Europe the EJN gave the keynote speech to the Association of Journalism Education annual conference in the UK and gave one-day training on media ethics to students at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London as well as lectures at Brussels Free University and the European Media Institute in Florence.
Over the year the EJN took part in five events as part of the European Union Media Against Hate project with media support groups and the European Federation of Journalists in Brussels, Dublin, London, Rome, and Zagreb.
The EJN’s Impact 2016
We reached 2,040 journalism students and teachers at universities in Hong Kong, Jordan, and Palestine as well as the international student bodies of universities in Norway, the United Kingdom, Italy and Spain.
EJN Programme Report 2016
In co-operation with university partners the Director went to a Ghent University conference on Ethics and Human Rights Law as well as conferences and meetings in Oslo, with Oslo University College and in London, hosted by Overseas Development Institute to discuss migration and media policy which was also the theme of a meeting in early February
at the London School of Economics. There was also participation in an ethics course at City University.
On September 5 the EJN made a key intervention on hate speech, refugees and media ethics at the Bled Democracy Forum, in Slovenia and met in London with a delegation of editors from Denmark to discuss ethical challenges for journalism.
Codes of Ethics from the United Kingdom
For more ethical codes for European media visit https://accountablejournalism.org/ethics-codes/europe
- The Camden Principles on Freedom of Expression and Equality
- Constitution and Bylaws of the Catholic Press Association of the United States
- Committee on Publication Ethics Guidelines on Good Publication Practice
- Ofcom Rules on Party Political and Referendum Broadcasts
Regulatory Bodies of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom: Ethical Journalism News and Resources
Ethical Journalism Network resources on the United Kingdom
In January 2017 the EJN published “Media Lies and Brexit” by Gareth Harding, as part of Ethics in the News, which reviewed the role of the British press in the United Kingdom‘s decision to leave the European Union – Brexit.