Material Module 10: Professional Migration Coverage: Best Practices and Ethical Dimensions

As learned in Module 10 the handbook, covering migration and forced displacement requires certain skills: research techniques and the ability to check the reliability of sources for example. Journalists have to be sensitive about the choice of stories, protagonists, information, but also about their words, their frames and the form of presentation. Knowing about these skills also helps evaluate and understand the value of journalistic work.

Hence, in this chapter participants will learn more about ethical guidelines developed for covering migrants and refugees, good practice pieces and professional advice for ethical reporting.

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