According to the GJA, the review had become necessary in the light of the proliferation of radio and television stations, newspapers, social media and allied media outlets, which has made the media landscape a complex one and difficult to manage.
The last time a code of ethics was formulated for the GJA was in 1994, with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) of Germany.
In connection with this, a brainstorming session was organised for experts in the media industry to come out with preliminary findings for the drafting of a final document to guide the performance of the media in the country.
The President of the GJA, Mr Affail Monney, said journalism had gone through several complexities and for which reason the code of ethics needed to be reshaped to stand the test of time.
He also said a new code of ethics would help journalists to perform creditably and professionally.
The Coordinator of the review committee, Mr Kweku Rockson, said the agenda of the review committee was based on inclusiveness.
He also said the committee would collate views and add value from stakeholders.
Mr Rockson said the committee hoped to fashion out a coherent code of ethics that considered new technologies and the new media landscape.
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