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SA Press Code

International Code of Practice for the Safe Conduct of Journalism:

EthicNet – a databank for European Codes of Journalism Ethics:

Society of Professional Journalists’ (US) Code of Ethics

Also look at their page with online resources on ethics

The Poynter Institute’s media ethics bibliography and ethics page

Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct for electronic journalists, compiled by the US based Radio-Television News Directors Association:

Associated Press managing editors’ Code of Ethics

Public and civic journalism

Also, background on the development of civic journalism in the US, including a section on Journalists as Citizens Pages hosted by the Civic Practices Network (CPN), “a collaborative and nonpartisan project bringing together a diverse array of organizations and perspectives within the new citizenship movement.”

The ABC’s editorial handbook, including programming guidelines and a section dealing with “cultural diversity”

Also look at the ABC Code of Practice

The BBC’s annual promises – a good example of a public commitment by a public broadcaster (look at “standards” and “promises”)

The online version of the BBC Producers’ Guidelines, starting with the editorial values

The CBC codes, policies and a five year Corporate Plan – including a page to download the Journalistic Standards and Practices

Radio – An online style guide compiled from guides in use in (mainly US) public radio news organizations, with a section on ethical issues

Media Ethics Online – The online version of Media Ethics Magazine

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