NUJ Code of Conduct

‘A jour­na­list produces no material likely to lead to hatred or dis­cri­mi­na­ti­on on the grounds of a person’s age, gender, race, colour, creed, legal status, disa­bi­li­ty, marital status, or sexual orien­ta­ti­on.’

European Jour­na­lism Center

‘There is no need to say that, as a general rule, when it comes to writing articles jour­na­lists must be very careful in what they say, but also in choosing their words. In the case of migration issues, misuse of words can lead to negative per­cep­ti­ons of migrants. For example, the term “illegal” is very often used to describe undo­cu­men­ted …