Links

SA Press Code
http://www.presscouncil.org.za

International Code of Practice for the Safe Conduct of Journalism:
http://www.ifj.org/ifj/safee.html

EthicNet - a databank for European Codes of Journalism Ethics:
http://www.uta.fi/ethicnet/

Society of Professional Journalists’ (US) Code of Ethics
http://www.spj.org/ethics/code.htm

Also look at their page with online resources on ethics
http://www.spj.org/ethics/sources.htm

The Poynter Institute’s media ethics bibliography
http://poynter.org/research/biblio/bib_me.htm and ethics page http://www.poynter.org/classes/ethics.htm

Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct for electronic journalists, compiled by the US based Radio-Television News Directors Association:
http://www.rtnda.org/ethics/coe.shtml

Associated Press managing editors’ Code of Ethics
http://www.asne.org/ideas/codes/apme.htm

Public and civic journalism
http://www.cpn.org/sections/topics/journalism/

Also, background on the development of civic journalism in the US, including a section on Journalists as Citizens
http://www.cpn.org/sections/topics/journalism/civic_perspectives/civic_journalism.html 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”
http://www.abc.net.au/corp/edpol98.pdf

Also look at the ABC Code of Practice
http://www.abc.net.au/corp/codeprac.htm

The BBC’s annual promises - a good example of a public commitment by a public broadcaster (look at “standards” and “promises”)
http://search.bbc.co.uk/info/promises2000/index.shtml

The online version of the BBC Producers’ Guidelines, starting with the editorial values
http://search.bbc.co.uk/info/editorial/prodgl/index.shtml

The CBC codes, policies and a five year Corporate Plan
http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/htmen/0_1.htm - including a page to download the Journalistic Standards and Practices
http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/htmen/5_2.htm

Radio - An online style guide compiled from guides in use in (mainly US) public radio news organizations, with a section on ethical issues
http://npr.org/inside/styleguide/stylmain.htm

Media Ethics Online - The online version of Media Ethics Magazine
http://www.mediaethicsmagazine.com/