RESOURCES FOR JOURNALISTS

Accountability and Complaints

Upset at a news report or news organization? Where should you turn?

A good place to start is to read this section. It contains links to press and broadcast councils, ombudsmen and other media entities where you can register a complaint or express concerns.

 
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http://www.newsombudsmen.org/
Organization of News Ombudsmen, includes links to many ombuds


http://www.presscouncils.org/
Site is dedicated to media accountability and “contains the largest collection of press codes of conduct in the world”


http://www.media-accountability.org/
Media Accountability Systems – a comprehensive ethics site affiliated with the Missouri School of Journalism

http://www.wanewscouncil.org/World.htm
Links to press councils all over the world


http://topics.nytimes.com/top/opinion/thepubliceditor/index.html
New York Times Public Editor


http://www.npr.org/ombudsman/
National Public Radio (USA) Ombudsman

http://www.cbc.ca/ombudsman/
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Ombudsman


http://news-council.org
Minnesota News Council – “Promoting fair, vigorous and trusted journalism since 1970”

http://www.bcpresscouncil.org/
British Columbia Press Council


http://www.ontpress.com/
Ontario Press Council


http://www.conseildepresse.qc.ca/
Quebec Press Council (en francais)

http://www.albertapresscouncil.ca/
Alberta Press Council

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/resources/profiles/industry/mpc_profile.cfm
Manitoba Press Council


http://www.pcc.org.uk/
British Press Complaints Commission


http://www.presscouncil.org.au/
Australian Press Council


 

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