10 Organizations and pointers to other online resources

An academic journal on literacy published twice a year. It is available free on the magazine’s website.

A journalist organization that provides training, networking, conferences and research. The website includes resources that e.g. introduce new technological tools for journalists etc.

A Dutch based association that groups together 60 journalism centers, schools and universities from 24 countries across Europe. EJTA organizes teacher training, conferences and research concentrating on journalism education. The association focuses on the Bologna Declaration and its implementation in journalism training.

The website of the world’s largest organization of journalists offers for example codes of conduct for journalists, and knowledge about author’s rights, journalism ethics, freelancer’s rights, gender equality, human rights and safety, labor rights, press freedom and public service values.

eu is a project launched and underwritten by the European Journalism Centre (EJC), an independent international foundation that supports journalists and journalism. The website lists available journalism jobs from all over Europe.

The Knight Center for Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin is a professional training and outreach program for journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean. The website includes an extensive digital library, blogs and news. The center also provides distance learning courses on different topics such as investigative reporting, ethics, digital journalism techniques, election reporting, coverage of armed conflicts, computer-assisted reporting etc.

“An Online Training Tool to encourage journalism educators to teach courses on media accountability, and to enable students across Europe and beyond to interactive online studies of the subject. The training tool contains a full seminar of 14 presentations on media accountability and transparency in Europe and the Arab world (including Q&A, further reading assignments, and multimedia elements)” etc.

Reporters Without Borders is registered in France as a non-profit organization and has consultant status at the United Nations and UNESCO. The main focus of the organization is in the freedom of expression and information. In addition, a central aim is to enhance the safety of journalists working in dangerous areas.

A global organization of the world’s press, representing more than 120 countries. The mission of the organization is in “defense and promotion of press freedom, quality journalism and editorial integrity and the development of prosperous businesses and technology.” The website includes resources such as research reports, blogs, training materials etc.

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  1. Auli Harju says:

    Media Guide: Practice and Ethics of Journalism for Adults. The online guide of new journalism and media ethics produced by the Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation (KVS) and Birzeit University Media Development Center (MDC) and funded by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Link: http://mediaguide.fi/

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