Estonia: Codes


The Code of Ethics of the Estonian Press
The first Estonian Code of Press Ethics, which serves as the basis for the self-regulatory Press Council, was launched at a Press Ethics Forum in Tallinn on 29 January 1998. At the end of the Forum, the Estonian Newspaper Association, the Estonian Broadcasting Association and the Press Council signed a statement in which they recognized the Code and approved of its principles.

Good Practice of Estonian Public Broadcasting
The Good Practice is the set of principles on which the employees of Estonian Public Broadcasting have agreed. The Good Practice refers to convictions that are ethical and relate to the society’s sense ofjustice, and that the permanent and temporary employees of ERR proceed from (hereinafter referred to as the Employees). It was approved on 5 May 2010.


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