Al Jazeera Journalism Review

Aidan White

Aidan White is the Director of the Ethical Journalism Network (EJN) and founder of the International News Safety Institute. He is also former General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists.

Writer’s Articles

A ‘culture of fear’ - the scourge of racism in UK newsrooms

Always ready to expose prejudice and hypocrisy within political and social elites, the bosses of Britain’s newsrooms have completely failed to address their own

Published on: Sun, 04/09/2023 - 09:43
Why are journalists being prevented from reporting on the earthquakes? 

Media workers have played a vital role in ensuring help arrives for earthquake victims in Turkey, but many claim they are being prevented from doing their jobs

Published on: Sun, 03/05/2023 - 10:49
Covering a natural disaster - a time for credible and useful journalism

How should journalists set about covering the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria without adding to the trauma of victims? 

Published on: Tue, 02/07/2023 - 08:15
America and Israel are partners in denial of justice for journalists 

Both countries have a disgraceful history of disregard for the rights of media staff who are the victims of violence, particularly in conflict zones

Published on: Sun, 11/27/2022 - 09:16
Moscow’s journalistic lights are dimmed, but their story needs to be told

Russia is waging a war on independent journalists who dare to question or contradict the official government line - we must do more to support them

Published on: Thu, 04/07/2022 - 10:33
Deploying news teams to dangerous places - what media organisations need to know

Reporting from the heat of battle or covering the tragedy and desolation of a humanitarian disaster can be perilous, but the risks are less if media professionals are prepared for the task. 

Published on: Thu, 01/27/2022 - 09:52