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Father Saviour Chircop spoke at a media ethics breakfast. (Credit: University of Malta, screenshot)

The Times of Malta reported that the Catholic Church held a “business breakfast themed Media Ethics,” in late June.

At the breakfast, ethical issues of fact checking, spreading rumors, bribery, and questionable sourcing were discussed, according to the Times.

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The University of Malta’s Media and Knowledge Sciences’ Father Saviour Chircop instructed the attendees on the importance of self-regulation, as well.

According to the Malta Independent Online, Chircop also called for media ethics codes at news outlets and the avoidance of propaganda.

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Propaganda, Fact-Checking, Sourcing Discussed at Catholic Church Media Ethics Breakfast

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