We are pleased to launch our bimonthly e-newsletter, which will provide you with the latest news, reports, resources, and events by the EJN and our members and collaborators.
EJN Director’s Letter: October 2013
This month we are setting our sights on 2014 and beyond. A new EJN three-year programme will begin next year and we are asking all members to consider what actions will be useful to strengthen our co-operation.
Fresh Battles Ahead as Balkan Media Struggle with Online Hate
The good news from Europe’s troubled Western Balkans is that media are getting better. In general there is less hate speech in journalism across a region which 20 years ago was ravaged by war, brutal community violence and acts of genocide.
Innocent Mistakes A Controversial Film Finds Journalism Caught Between Image and Reality
An EJN report reviewing the media coverage of the Innocence of Muslims, a short film trailer produced by a religious activist and distributed over the Internet, which became the spark for protest and violence across the globe and leading to at least 75 deaths.
“Online comment moderation: emerging best practices” – researched and produced by the World Editors Forum with support from the Open Society Foundations – is a guide to promoting robust and civil online conversation.
The Role of Media Accountability: Conclusions and Follow-up
Over 90 participants took part last week, 16 and 17 October, in the regional conference “Addressing online hate speech in South East Europe and Turkey: the role of media accountability mechanisms” organized by UNESCO in partnership with the South East European Network for Professionalizati
Over the years, AMLF has grown both in size and stature –debuting with a modest gathering of 55 delegates in 2008 to over 550 publishers, managing directors, CEOs and other media decision makers in November 2012 in Dakar, Senegal.
The Arab Free Press Forum is a unique event that brings together media professionals from across the Arab world to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experience and best practice at every level of the news industry.
The core principles of journalism set out below provide an excellent base for everyone who aspires to launch themselves into the public information sphere to show responsibility in how they use information.