Mission statement

Our belief in the value of journalism as a public good motivates the work we do each day.

 

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is an independent, international, non-profit foundation dedicated to the highest standards in journalism, inter alis through the further training of journalists and media professionals. Building on its extensive international network, the Centre operates as a facilitator and partner in a wide variety of journalism related projects.

The main goals of the EJC are to:

  • promote high quality journalism through professional training, particularly in a European context;
  • provide a forum for discussion, debate, and exchanges of views and experience for journalists, editors, media executives and other media professionals;
  • support, through training and networking, high standards of journalism in developing countries;
  • promote ongoing journalistic capacity building that answers the needs of media professionals and the media industry;
  • monitor and reflect, via research, surveys and publications, on the present and future challenges facing the media;
  • create and support networks among media professionals within Europe and with other parts of the world.

The EJC plays a unique role at the European and international level as a partner and organiser for media companies, professional organisations, journalism schools and governmental bodies seeking to establish activities and projects.