U.N. seeks to censor war reporting; U.N. code would limit journalist reports on terrorists

 
U.N. seeks to censor war reporting; U.N. code would limit journalist reports on terrorists

The United Nations is proposing a voluntary code of ethics for journalists that would ban interviews with terrorists and discourage press and broadcast reports that generate sympathy for terrorist causes. The code would be part of a U.N. global strategy against terrorism, which member nations began debating in the General Assembly yesterday. Secretary-General Kofi Annan earlier circulated a 32-page report outlining proposals to be covered in closed-door sessions.

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