Overview of corruption in the media in developing countries

Abstract

Query

Can you please give a short overview on corruption in the media in developing countries? Are there any recommendations, activities, best practices, structures (also inside the media) to counteract corrupt practices?

Summary

Fighting corruption in the media can involve a wide range of approaches, varying from raising awareness of ethical standards, strengthening the freedom of the press, introducing adequate media policies and legislation, promoting media accountability as well as supporting investigative journalism through technical training.

Citation

Mendes, M. Overview of corruption in the media in developing countries. U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, CMI, Bergen, Norway (2013) 11 pp. [U4 Expert Answer 368]

Overview of corruption in the media in developing countries

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