The crisis of professional responsibility in Iraqi journalism: avoiding incitement to violence and armed conflict

The article promotes that the current journalistic challenges in Iraq necessitates a commitment by journalists to their professional responsibility. A code of principles could avoid the dangers of sliding into the implications that result from armed sectarian conflicts and could help journalists assist the victims and promote a spirit of tolerance and reconciliation in Iraq.

About the author

Ahmad Abdel Majid

Professor of Journalism at the Faculty of Information, Baghdad University, and editor-in-chief of the Iraqi edition of the international newspaper Al-Zaman.