Em. prof. dr. Dirk Voorhoof

Former professor emeritus of the research group Center for Journalism Studies of the department of Communication Sciences of Ghent University.

 Dirk Voorhoof

Media law
Journalism ethics


Dirk Voorhoof is professor emeritus at the University of Ghent and the University of Copenhagen where he taught the subjects of media law, copyright and journalistic ethics, among others. He is a member of the Flemish Media Regulator, as well as of the editorial committee of Authors and Media. Since several years he is also active as an expert for the Council of Europe, Directorate Human Rights, for the analysis and guidance of media legislation in 'new' member states. In addition, he is editor of "The journalistic source secret revealed" (Die Keure, 2007), "Five years of the Council. Een balans" (2007) and author of, among others, Handboek Mediarecht (Larcier) and Wetboek Media en Journalistiek (Kluwer, i.c.w. F. Voets and E. Brewaeys).

A full list of publications can be consulted here: Dirk Voorhoof