By Adreana Young
In 2002, the largest collection of press codes of conduct in the world was donated to University of Missouri by French journalist Claude-Jean Bertrand. Fast-forward to 2015, where the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Ethical Journalism have revamped the website at accountablejournalism.org.
According to Randy Pichtr, RJI executive director, so far, RJI and EJN have put together 769 entries that include codes of ethics, Press Council guidelines and related documents from 250 countries around the globe.
Using the database is simple. Just type a word into the search bar and codes relating to the word will come up.
While the mechanics of the website may be easy….READ MORE