• Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case0

    The EU’s top court has ruled that Google does not have to apply the right to be forgotten globally. It means the firm only needs to remove links from its search results in Europe – and not elsewhere – after receiving an appropriate request. The ruling stems from a dispute between Google and a French

  • Threat to New York Times Reporter0

    New York Times publisher A. G. Sulzberger in a new op-ed alleges that President Trump accepts or even encourages “brutal crackdowns” on journalists worldwide. “The hard work of journalism has long carried risks, especially in countries without democratic safeguards. But what’s different today is that these brutal crackdowns are being passively accepted and perhaps even

  • Response to questions concerning upheld complaints from AIPCE members

    Response to questions concerning upheld complaints from AIPCE members0

    Mr. Peter Feeney, Press Ombudsman, Office of the Press Ombudsman, Dublin, Ireland questions concerning publication of upheld complaints where the offending article has been published in both print and digital editions. He adds, the current practice requires complainants to provide them with a copy of the article the subject of the complaint. If the complainant

  • Checklist for reporting on refugees

    Checklist for reporting on refugees3

    The checklist serves self-reflection and is a guide to practice, the basis for the decisions of the Press Council of Austria is of course still only the code of honour for the Austrian press. 1. Would I report misconduct even if it had not been set by a foreigner/asylum seeker/migrant? 2. Have I researched the

  • Migration reporting toolkit for journalists launches on World Refugee Day

    Migration reporting toolkit for journalists launches on World Refugee Day0

    The Ethical Journalism Network has worked with the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) to develop an online resource for journalists reporting on migration. June 20, 2019 – Help is at hand for media professionals seeking to enhance the quality of their work when

  • Fanning the flames

    Fanning the flames1

    The role of the media and the question of ethical journalism/reporting have now become topics of much discussion among many following the reporting on the Easter Sunday attacks and its aftermath. Hours after the Easter Sunday terror attacks, some local electronic media platforms were flooded with “unedited” video footage of the horrific scenes, with images