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Codes of Ethics Online
Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics
Founded in 1909 the Society of Professional Journalists is at broad-based journalism organization, "dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior."
Ethical Journalism Network: The 5 Principles of Ethical Journalism
The EJN is a coalition of more than 70 groups of journalists, editors, press owners and media support groups from across the globe.
NPR Ethics Handbook
"These principles are intended to guide our journalism, both as it is performed and as it is perceived, to help us earn and keep the confidence of the public."
Ethical Journalism - The New York Times
A Handbook of Values and Practices for the News and Editorial Departments
The Trust Project Statement of Principles
The Trust Project is an international consortium of news organizations building standards of transparency and working with technology platforms to affirm and amplify journalism’s commitment to transparency, accuracy, inclusion, and fairness so that the public can make informed news choices.
In-Depth Reading available through UWW Libraries
The Ethics of Journalism by
Publication Date: 2014-04-24
The landscape in which journalists now work is substantially different to that of the twentieth century. The rise of digital and social media necessitates a new way of considering the ethical questions facing practicing journalists. This volume considers the various individual, cultural and institutional influences that have an impact on journalistic ethics today. It also examines the links between ethics and professionalism, the organizational promotion of ethical values and the tensions between ethics, freedom of information and speech, and the need to disseminate information. By comparing the theoretical underpinnings of journalistic ethics with a variety of international case studies, this volume provides a comparative global analysis of the ethical challenges faced by the media in the twenty-first century. It will be essential reading for students of journalism and practicing journalists.