15 September 2016

Inside Ethics Blog: How the rush to publish traps a newspaper and trashes standards

RFE/RL looking for new Standards Editor

The Ethical Journalism Network's editorial adviser, Tom Kent, is looking to appoint a new Standards Editor at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Tom joined RFE/RL earlier this year after stepping down as the Standards Editor for the Associated Press.
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How a media mogul helped turn Czechs against refugees (The Economist)
Four Things to Learn From the Facebook Fiasco (EJN)
Australian Press Council urges Facebook news review (The Australian) 
Six Simple Things Your Newsroom Can Do For Democracy (EJO)
UGANDA: Fellow journalists, lets cover trauma ethically (New Vision)
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MEXICO: Latin American journalistic projects put the focus on inequality (IJNET)
MEXICO: Suing Journalist in Mexico (New York Times)
US: In an era of sweeping change, how can freedom of information keep up? (Poynter)
US: Obama skewers media for aiding Trump but forgets his own press record (CJR)
CHINA: Anti-Muslim Sentiment is Taking Over China's Social Media Scene (The Diplomat)
NORTH KOREA: Opening a bureau in Pyongyang (AFP)
THAILAND: Media bodies propose alternative to legally binding regulations (The Nation)
CZECH REPUBLIC: How a media mogul helped turn Czechs against refugees (The Economist)
UK: Editors can save lives by taking special care when reporting suicide (Press Gazette)
UK & AUSTRALIA: Journalism and post-Snowden legislation, Comparative study (Reuters Institute)
Turkey: Trolls' use of insults stifling reporting (International Press Institute)

Global Forum for Media Development - 2016

The EJN will be taking part in three events at this year's World Forum for Media Development; a panel discussion on 'Policing the cyber space: Self or state regulation', a workshop to launch the EJN's 5-point guide for migration reporting and film screening of “A Sea of Images” about Aylan Kurdi.

British Press Coverage of the EU referendum

The European Parliament Office in the UK with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University is hosting an event in London on 20th September on “British Press Coverage of the EU referendum”. The event will take place at Europe House (32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU) at 5.30pm on Tuesday 20th September.

Journalism Ethics: An Inspiration For Free Expression and Media Literacy

In the EJN's latest report, Aidan White argues that ethical journalism can be an inspiration for free expression and media literacy. It lays out what the ethics of journalism are and how media should respond to the rise of populism, hate speech and terrorism.


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