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Other Codes of Ethics

In addition to the Society of Professional Journalists’ Code of Ethics, the following is a collection of codes of ethics from journalism organizations, media outlets, media owners, and journalism groups from around the world.

Journalism Organizations | Media Outlets | Other | International | Additional Resources

Journalism Organizations

American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association
Association of Food Journalists
Association of Health Care Journalists Statement of Principles
Associated Press Managing Editors
College Media Advisers
National Association of Science Writers
National Press Photographers Association
Poynter Online
Radio Television Digital News Association
Society of American Business Editors and Writers
Society for News Design


Media Outlets

Argus Leader
Arizona Daily Star
Bloomberg Businessweek
Chicago Tribune Co.
The Denver Post
The Detroit Free Press (ethics policy)
The Greenville (S.C) News
Kansas City Star
Los Angeles Times (ethics guidelines) | Announcement
NPR - National Public Radio
New York Times Ethics Policy
San Jose Mercury News
The Virginian-Pilot


Other Groups

American Business Media
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
Dow Jones Code of Conduct



Al Jazeera
Canadian Association of Journalists
Canadian Broadcast Standards Council
Congolese Journalists Code of Ethics
German Press Council
Hong Kong Journalists’ Association
Malaysia Canon’s of Journalism
The Sydney Morning Herald
Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia)


Additional Resources

American Society of Newspaper Editors (includes a database of codes of ethics)
American Society of Business Publications Editors

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