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Wednesday, June 19 • 3:50pm - 4:50pm
EJN - Leading from the Front: Ethics and the Media Business

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The ethical focus is always on the newsroom, but what about standards in the boardroom? What can be done to make media more transparent? Responsible ownership is vital, but how do we improve levels of governance. Will ethical audits as proposed by the EJN help?


Moderators
avatar for Aidan White

Aidan White

Director, Ethical Journalism Network
Aidan is a journalist and specialist in media policy. He is the former General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists which he led for 24 years until March 2011. Previously he was a journalist for The Guardian in London. He is an active campaigner for the rights of journalists worldwide and is the founder of global networks of media organisations and press freedom groups dealing with free expression and safety in news reporting... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Amadou Mahtar Ba

Amadou Mahtar Ba

Chief Executive, African Media Initiative (AMI)
The African Media Initiative (AMI) is an unprecedented pan-African effort aimed at providing the continent’s media owners and practitioners with the tools they need to play an effective role in their societies and aims to strengthen the media sector in Africa. Mr Ba is also a co-founder and Chairman of AllAfrica Global Media, Inc – owner and operator of http://allafrica.com - an international multi-media content service provider... Read More →
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Tom Kent

Standards Editor, Associated Press, USA
As standards editor, Tom oversees issues of ethics and credibility in AP operations worldwide and speaks internationally on journalistic ethics and newsroom management. Previously he was chief of the AP bureau in Moscow and international editor of the AP. He has also served with the AP as correspondent in Sydney, Australia; correspondent for NATO and the European Union in Brussels; chief of AP operations in Iran during the... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2013 3:50pm - 4:50pm
Salle de l'Executif (level -1)

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