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NewsU International launches online ethics course in Persian


Persian-language journalists interested in exploring ethics issues and decision making can enroll in a free online course.

Introduction to Ethical Decision Making is one of three online courses in Persian launched by NewsU International, a partnership partnership between the Poynter Institute and the International Center for Journalists.

The self-directed course is designed for Persian-language journalists and other newsroom leaders who want to make sound decisions, as well as anyone interested in the ethical guidelines for fair, accurate and honest journalism.

Introduction to Ethical Decision Making provides participants with the techniques and tools they need to confront complex and complicated ethical issues and support decisions with clear and rational thought.

Participants will learn to:

  • Appreciate the need for ethics in journalism
  • Understand the guiding principles and values of ethics in journalism
  • Practice sound ethical decision making
  • Justify the decisions they make

In order to participate in the course, applicants need to register at the NewsU International site.