Chris Frost is Professor of Journalism and director of the Centre for Responsible Journalism at Liverpool John Moores University in the UK and has been a journalist, editor and journalism educator for more than 40 years.
He is a member of the National Union of Journalist's National Executive and chair of the NUJ's Ethics Council. He is also a National Council member of the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom and sits on the NUJ's Professional Training Committee. He is also National Chair of the Association for Journalism Education and is a co-editor of the association's journal: Journalism Education.
He is a former President of the National Union of Journalists, a former member of the Press
Council and an executive board member of the Institute of Communication Ethics and sits on the editorial board of Ethical Space.
He has written several books on Journalism: Journalism Ethics and Regulation (now in production for a fourth edition); Designing for Newspapers and Magazines; Reporting for Journalists; and Media Ethics and Self-Regulation as well as several book chapters: Frost C (2014) A crisis of ethics: breaking the cycle of UK newspaper irresponsibility in Kevin Rafter & Mark O’Brien (eds) The State in Transition - Essays in honour of John Horgan; Frost C (2014) Journalism Education in the UK in Goodman, Robyn (ed) Journalism Education; Frost C (2014) Journalism ethics through accuracy in numbers Keeble, Richard and Mair, John (eds) Data Journalism: Mapping the Future London: Arima; Frost, C (2013) Who Regulates the Regulator? Mair, John (2013) After Leveson? The Future of British journalism London: Arima;
Frost, C (2012) Ethics and the newsroom culture in Keeble, Richard and Mair, John (2012) The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial London: Arima; Frost, C (2006)Local Ethics in Franklin, R (ed) Local Journalism and Local Media London: Routledge; Frost, C (2006) Press Complaints Commission: Ten years of self-regulation in Keeble, R (ed) Communication Ethics Today London: Troubador; Frost, C (2005) Design for Print Media in Keeble, R (ed) Print Journalism: A Critical Introduction London: Routledge; Frost, C (2005) The Press Complaints Commission in Walters, E and Johnson, A (eds) (2005) Decriminalising defamation: An IFJ campaign resource for defeating criminal defamation Brussels: IFJ. He has published widely in academic journals and regularly writes magazine and newspaper articles as well as broadcasting. He has spoken at conferences or worked as a consultant in much of Eastern Europe, Asia and South Africa.