Blair Jenkins

Fellow of the Carnegie UK Trust and Visiting Professor in Journalism at Strathclyde University

Blair Jenkins OBE has been Director of Broadcasting at Scottish Television (STV), and Head of News and Current Affairs at both STV and BBC Scotland. He chaired the Scottish Broadcasting Commis­sion in 2007-8 and more recently the Scottish Digital Network Panel. In 2010 he was made an OBE for services to broadcasting.
Leveson Inquiry and Restoring Public Faith in

Leveson Inquiry and Restoring Public Faith in Journalism

We need to set the bar a bit higher. A new ethical code would help to define the profession of journalism. This has become ever more important as media platforms converge and more and more new entrants arrive to challenge traditional news suppliers.
04/03/2012 23:10 GMT
Better

Better Journalism:

Journalism is a profession based on trust. The quality of our national debate and discourse is directly related to the integrity and reliability of our news media. Vigilant journalism helps to prevent the erosion of civil liberties and provides significant benefits for wider society.
06/02/2012 09:25 GMT