Journalism ethics sites
This section contains links to major sites dedicated to media ethics and high-quality journalism, such as the Poynter Institute and the Project for Excellence in Journalism. It also has direct links to a number of major journalistic codes of ethics.
The Poynter Institute Online – “Everything you need to be a better
Online home of the Project for Excellence in Journalism
The Canadian Journalism Project’s online resource for Canadian journalism news and tools.
Canadian Association of Journalists’ principles and codes of ethics
Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics
Federation professionelle des journalistes du Quebec
Radio-Television News Directors Association code of ethics
How to subscribe to the SPJ Ethics listserv
The Media Wise Trust, an independent charity set up in 1993 by ‘victims of media abuse’, is supported by concerned journalists, media lawyers and politicians in the UK.
BOOK: The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect, by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel, New York: Crown Publishers, 2001.