14 October 2016

EJN presents new migration reporting guidelines to meeting of Finnish journalists

Can you support the EJN by translating resources into new languages?

Since the last newsletter, EJN supporters in Colombia, Czech Republic and Portugal have volunteered to translate our hate speech test and migration reporting guidelines into new languages. You will be able to find them in our infographics section in the coming days. If you would like to support of work by translating our resources into more languages then please get in touch. Thank you all for your ongoing support.

Tom Law, EJN Director of Campaigns and Communications
Reporting migration: Big challenges for old and new media
The Interpreter)
Google News now has a “Fact Check” tag (Poynter)
UNESCO supports good governance of media in South East Europe (UNESCO)
'It's a lot about who you know, and they rarely know anyone': Helping refugee journalists restart work (
BOLIVIA: Journalists reject government's documentary that seeks to discredit independent journalism (Knight Center)
BRAZIL: Facebook deleted a parody account to avoid being blocked in Brazil (BuzzFeed)
CANADA: Pubilc Editor: Evidence suggests Jays game racism story is fair (Globe & Mail)
US: New York Times, CNN report Trump's vulgarities in full (Politico)
US: U.S. media drops professional ethics for bias (Asharq Al-Awsat English)
MYANMAR: A reporter pursued a grim tip about teen slaves. Now he’s a national hero. (CJR)
GERMANY: How photos can humanize Berlin's refugee children (DW)
UK: Council of Europe claims tabloids push 'hate speech' (Press Gazette)
UK: Media obsession with beauty infect news values (Press Gazette)
“Neutrality Is Impossible Here”: Reporting Ukraine’s War (EJO)
PALESTINE: 'Journalism is a dangerous job for Palestinians' (Al Jazeera)

Hate speech, migration & media ethics in Africa

From 20-21 October, in partnership with the Uganda Journalist’s Union, the Ethical Journalism Network is organising a workshop for leading editors and senior journalists from the East Africa and Lakes region to find ways to improve how media report on migration and hate speech.

New Translations of the EJN 5-Point Test for Hate Speech

The Council of Europe, European Federation of Journalists, UNESCO, and other partners have helped us translate the EJN 5-point test for hate speech into 7 new languages including Albanian, Dutch, Indonesian, Macedonian, Serbian, Turkish, Ukrainian. The test is already available in Arabic, English and French.

Visit the Accountable Journalism database of codes of media ethics

Facebook can be greater by becoming more journalistic (Hurriyet Daily News)
5 claves de EJN para mejorar la forma de informar sobre migrantes (FNPI)
UNESCO supports good governance of media in South East Europe (UNESCO)

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