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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Editorial Guidelines for Reporting on Children in the Media

Type :
Toolkits & guidelines
Author :
Media Monitoring Africa
Published :
2011
Link :
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These are a set of guidelines created to facilitate a form of reporting that respects and protects the rights of children. It examines the legal and ethical obligations of reporters to ensure that they simultaneously protects children's rights, for example to privacy and dignity, while still allowing them the autonomy to make a meaningful contribution to matters in the press concerning them.