Journalists’ Forum on Code of Ethics

November 5th, 2014

The objective of the daylong forum was to bring together representatives from the media and media stakeholders and partners to review and endorse the Journalists Code of Ethics. The Code of Ethics was developed to introduce self-regulation among media practitioners and promote high standards of ethics in the practice of journalism. As majority of the media houses did not have a written editorial policy, JAB along with 33 media professionals (22 Male and 11 Female) were able to achieve the following:

  • Finalised the Journalists Code of Ethics
  • Endorsed the Code of Ethics by community of journalists
  • Gained commitment from editors to develop in-house editorial policies and code of conduct