Principles and guidelines for media reporting on children

UNICEF has developed principles and guidelines to help journalists report on children’s issues in a way that enables them to serve the public interest without compromising the rights of children.

Principles and guidelines for media reporting on children
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Highlights

Media reporting on children and young people should never put them at risk. UNICEF has developed principles and guidelines to help journalists report on children’s issues in a way that enables them to serve the public interest without compromising the rights of children.

These are six over-arching principles; six guidelines for interviewing children; and seven principles for reporting on children's issues.

Author

UNICEF

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Languages

English,
Bosnian

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