Chris Frost is Head 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 almost 40 years.
He is chair of the National Union of Journalist's Ethics Council and a National Council member of the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom. He also sits on the NUJ's Professional Training Committee. He is a former President of the National Union of Journalists, a former member of the Press Council and a former National Chair of the Association of Journalism Educators.
He is 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 third edition); Designing for Newspapers and Magazines; Reporting for Journalists (now due for publication as its second edition); and Media Ethics and Self-Regulation as well as several book chapters: Frost, C (in publication) Law as Regulation in Petley J and Williams, G (eds) Contemporary Media in Britain; 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.