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Reporting on Conflict:
Links to Resources on Media, Conflict and Society

Conflict Reporting and Peace Journalism Initiatives
Journalism Schools
Journalism Organizations (including codes of ethics)
Journalism Publications
Media, Conflict and Society bibliography

Peacemakers Trust has created these links for use by students, academics and practitioners in fields of conflict studies, journalism and communication. The links are for research purposes, and cannot take any responsibility for the content of any third party web sites. The inclusion of a link to a site does not imply endorsement of the site contents, nor does it imply any association with the site by Peacemakers Trust.

Conflict Reporting and Peace Journalism Initiatives

Beyond Intractability
Reporting on Conflict: A User Guide to the Beyond Intractability Website, Built Specially for Journalists, compiled by Cate Malek.

The Communication Initiative
CI Home Page

International Media Support
IMS Home Page

University for Peace (United Nations)
Media, Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for War and Peace Reporting
IWPR HomePage

Media for Freedom
Media for Freedom Homepage (focus is on strengthening journalism in areas of democracy, human rights, anti-terrorism and conflict resolution.)

Media Focus On Africa Foundation
MFAF Homepage

Organization of News Ombudsmen
ONO Homepage

Reporters without Borders (Reporters sans frontières)
RSF Homepage

Transcend: A Peace and Development Network
Transcend Home Page

United States Institute for Peace
Find experts, programs or publications by region or issue

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Journalism Publications

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Journalism Schools and University-Based Projects

Canada . Europe . South and Central America . United States . Other parts of the world

Note that more and more journalism schools are beginning to incorporate courses in peace journalism or conflict-sensitive journalism. Therefore, please check the individual course listings of the various journalism schools listed below. This list is not comprehensive; please feel free to send suggestions.


Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Carleton School of Journalism and Communication

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
CU Department of Journalism

Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto
Graduate Program in Journalism

Langara College, Vancouver, Canada
Journalism Department
Langara Journalism Review

Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Canada
Ryerson School of Journalism
Ryerson Review of Journalism, published by Ryerson School of Journalism

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
UBC Graduate School of Journalism

University of King's College, Nova Scotia, Canada
Journalism School

University of Regina, Canada
School of Journalism

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Graduate Program in Journalism

United States

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Center for Journalism Ethics

South and Central America

University for Peace, Costa Rica
Master of Arts in Media and Peace


Oslo University College, Oslo
Department of Journalism and media studies

Transcend Peace University, on-line peace university
Peace Journalism course

Other parts of the world

Other Research and Education Programs on Journalism Worldwide
The Journalistic Resources Pages: Education and Resources

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Journalism Organizations (including codes of ethics)

Accountable Journalism: Codes of ethics around the world
Accountable Journalism Codes of Ethics Home page

Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe
AIPCE Home page

American Society of News Editors (ASNE)
Statement of principles.

Canadian Association of Broadcasters
CAB|ACR Homepage
Codes of Conduct.

Canadian Association of Journalists
CAJ Homepage
Principles for Ethical Journalism (pdf)
Ethics Guidelines

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
CJFE Homepage.

Confederation of ASEAN Journalists
ASEAN Journalists Code of Ethics

Consultative Club of International and Regional Organizations of Journalists [International Organization of Journalists (IOJ), International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), International Catholic Union of the Press (UCIP), Latin American Federation of Journalists (FELAP), Latin American Federation of Press Workers (FELATRAP), Federation of Arab Journalists (FAJ), Union of African Journalists (UAJ), and Confederation of Asean Journalists (CAJ).]

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
FAIR Home page

International Center for Journalists
ICJ Homepage

International Federation of Journalists
IFJ Home page

Independent Journalism Foundation
IJF Homepage

International Journalists Network
IJN Home page

National News Media Council, Canada
NNC Home page
Journalistic Standards

Native American Journalists Association
NAJA Home Page

Reynolds Journalism Institute, Accountable Journalism Database
Codes of Conduct, Press Councils and other media accountability information

Society for Professional Journalists
SPJ Home page
Code of Ethics

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