UNESCO, FreePressUnlimited (FPU) and MoI, launched an initiative to protect the lives of journalists

Following the killing of two journalists in Basra on 10 January 2020, UNESCO Iraq Office and FreePressUnlimited (FPU) in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and the national committee for the safety of journalists organized a meeting with Iraqi journalists to discuss the measures aimed to protect them in light of the latest incident. During the meeting, MoI representative Saad Maan, on behalf of the Minister of Interior, Yassin Al-Yasiri, launched the second hotline “171” to be the tool of contacting the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) by journalists in Iraq…

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UNESCO Article: How Do Journalists Make Ethical Choices?

Given the nature of this site I felt this was an interesting article posted by UNESCO below, if you are interested check out the UNESCO site there’s lots of interesting stuff there, article (c) UNESCO: How do journalists deal with unverified sources with information on a possible big story? Can journalists receive non-cash gifts or paid trips to cover an event? What are the new ethical challenges in the digital age especially with the spread of disinformation on social media? These are some of the ethical questions faced by journalist…

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