Course Code: JN07
Term: Self Paced - Available until April 2018
Open for Enrollment
Self Paced - Available until April 2018
Hello. I'm Aidan White, Director of the Ethical Journalism Network (EJN), a global coalition of major media professional groups which promotes ethics, good governance and self-regulation of journalism across all platforms of media.
I have worked on numerous publications including The Guardian and the Financial Times and for 24 years was General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists, during which time I helped create the world’s largest organisation of journalists with members in 126 countries.
There should be no journalism without ethics, particularly in a digital world, where there is a constant flow of information, much of which is false.
This course will look at:
By the end of the course:
Whether you are starting out on your journalistic career, or you’re an experienced reporter, you will - hopefully - find this course’s examination of ethical journalism useful in improving your skills and career.
Ewen MacAskill - Defence and intelligence correspondent for The Guardian
Salim Amin - Chairman of Camerapix
Dorothy Byrne - Head of News and Current Affairs at Channel Four
Craig Silverman - Media Editor of BuzzFeed News
You should be able to complete this course within two hours over multiple sessions.
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The Ethical Journalist's Toolkit - 1st version