Manuals

Guides, handbooks and tool-kits released by institutions and NGOs, providing journalists and activists with useful background informations, summaries and advice

Reducing Exposure to SLAPP Lawsuits: an Activist’s Guide

In this booklet, prepared for the Protect the Protest task force by the Civil Liberties Defense Center, EarthRights International, the First Amendment Project, and Greenpeace USA, activists and journalist can find concrete help through comprehensive information, definitions, and questions about strategic lawsuits against public participation

read more SLAPP Freedom of expression Media pluralism Media freedom

Regulatory Authorities for Electronic Media and Media Literacy – Comparative Analysis of the Best European Practices

This study analyses “the best European practices of promoting media literacy”, highlighting the vital role of the regulatory authority for electronic media in fostering a prolific ground for ‘self-sustainable projects’

read more Media literacy Freedom of expression Journalism education

Journalism, 'Fake News' and Disinformation: A Handbook for Journalism Education and Training

As a part of the “Global Initiative for Excellence in Journalism Education” UNESCO published an handbook on journalism and disinformation that can be used as a model curriculum.

read more Fake news and disinformation Journalism education Ethics of journalism Verification

Information Disorder: The Essential Glossary

A short glossary of necessary terminology on information disorder for journalists

read more Fake news and disinformation Professional journalism Local media

Trust in Ethical Journalism. The Key to Media Features

This issue of Ethics in the News looks at how the communications revolution is continuing to pose more questions than answers over a public crisis of confidence, both in democracy and in sources of public information

read more Ethics of journalism Professional journalism

A Short Guide to the History of ‘Fake News’ and Disinformation

A resource published by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) plotting the evolution of the current crisis on an international timeline, highlighting historic moments stretching from Cleopatra to Cambridge Analytica

read more EU Member States Worldwide Fake news and disinformation Professional journalism Ethics of journalism

Media and Trafficking in Human Beings Guidelines

These guidelines published by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) aim to help editors and reporters to better understand the issues related to trafficking human beings and to shape their stories in ways that avoid the dangers lurking in an aggressive and competitive media landscape

read more Professional journalism Ethics of journalism Human rights

Sexual Harassment Toolkit

The toolkit offers guidelines for media employers and employees on dealing with and preventing sexual harassment in media organisations

read more Gender in media Ethics of journalism Safety of journalists Professional journalism Worldwide EU Member States


Countering Online Hate Speech

A study by UNESCO, presenting ways to tackle online hate speech through strategies put in practice by different actors.

read more Hate speech Freedom of expression Worldwide