Journalists and media staff as parents and carers
Margaret Nixon and Jessica Masters, Australia, 2019
This fact sheet recognises the role journalists and media staff have as parents and carers. The content is taken from Keeping children and families in mind: Guidelines for media professionals reporting on disaster or community trauma events and is designed to sit alongside the existing Australian media ethics guidelines.
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