The Journalism Code of Practice

This Journalism Code of Practice is for anyone seeking to create ethical, principled journalism, regardless of their background, employment status or means of delivery.

This code is equally relevant for professional journalists and for those outside the profession who are seeking to report honestly and fairly on the events and issues relevant to their community.

Preamble

The mission of the Fourth Estate is to contribute to a healthy society by fostering, supporting, ...

The Ethical Standards of Journalism

The Standards in Practice

Consult this guide at every stage of your work to ensure you are observing the best standards of ...

A Final Word on “Opinion”

All of the ethical standards outlined above relate to factual reporting, where it is important fo...

About the Code

The Journalism Code of Practice is principally authored by Alan Sunderland — as Journalism Advoca...

Copyright

The Journalism Code of Practice by the  Fourth Estate is licensed under a Creative Commons Attrib...

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