Category Archives: What’s New

TEASER 1: What’s New & Good Question

Draft of a Code of Ethics, Norms and Practices for Social Justice Journalism

Working Draft of a Code of Ethics, Norms and Practices for Social Justice Journalism


Other Codes of Journalism Ethics, Norms and Practices:

Al Jazeera America Code of Ethics



Al Jazeera English Code of Ethics

American Society of News Editors (ASNE) – links to more than 20 mainstream news outlets

Associated Press Stylebook

Associated Press Statement of News Values and Principles:

Associated Press Media Editors (APME) Statement of Ethical Principles

Australian Broadcasting Corp.: Principles + Standards

Belgian Journalistic Ethics Council: Journalistic Ethics Code

CBC Radio-Canada: Journalistic Standards and Practices

Ethical Journalism Network: What We Stand For:


European Broadcasting Union Editorial Principles


International Federation of Journalists Declaration of Principles on the Conduct of Journalists


Los Angeles Times Ethics Guidelines

Mor10: Code of Ethics for Bloggers, Social Media and Content Creators

National Press Photographers Association Code of Ethics

National Union of Journalists (UK)

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe: The Media Self-Regulation Guidebook:

Press Council of Ireland: Code of Practice for Newspapers and Magazines:

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Code of Ethics

Professional Society of Drone Journalists Code of Ethics

Reuters: Standards and Valueshtt

Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics

Tao of Journalism

The New York Times: Ethical Journalism handbook

The Washington Post Standards and Ethics









Deferred Action: The legal split between two generations

Ana Munoz, a 16-year-old who had spent her life hiding she was an undocumented immigrant, said she felt unimaginable joy and relief when she received the deferred action reprieve in March, which ensured she would not be deported for two years. Her new status however did not prevent Immigrant and Customs Enforcement from arresting her… Continue Reading

Same-sex couples fight for immigration rights

UPDATE: Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on June 26, 2013. Same-sex married couples are now eligible for federal marriage benefits, including the ability to sponsor foreign spouses for citizenship.   A Same-Sex Couple Calls for Gay Rights in Immigration Reform from Katherine Nagasawa on Vimeo.… Continue Reading

Detainment: The struggle of those left waiting

Jennifer Zamora-Cisneros could not wait any longer to get her son’s hair trimmed. She had hoped that her husband would be there for their 2-year-old’s first haircut, but he was still locked up in a detention center waiting for a judge to decide in June whether he would be deported to Mexico. She waited day… Continue Reading

Beamed into court: The drawbacks of videoconferencing

Immigration lawyer A. Olusanjo Omoniyi knows that the courts might save money by using video conferencing, but it’s also been a inefficient hassle for him and his clients.   He’s had an incorrect client brought to videoconference into a hearing and he’s had cases last much longer because of technical challenges. Video conferencing depersonalizes ” the… Continue Reading

Desperate and alone: Unaccompanied minors traveling to the U.S. in record numbers seek legal aid

Privacy lawyer Sachi Jepson looked forward to working at an international law firm in Washington D.C. because of the firm’s commitment to pro bono work. So when the non-government organization Kids in Need of Defense held an informational meeting at her office and told her about their work with unaccompanied children fleeing tragic situations in… Continue Reading