Journalism in Goa

About journalism and media issues in Goa... all views welcome. Everything but slander can be discussed here.

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Ethics and other issues...

All of us are violating one or the other here... Consider the unsparing standards set out in the Society of Professional Journalists' Ethics Code, which instructs journalists to:
* Avoid conflicts of interest, real or perceived. * Remain free of associations and activities that may compromise integrity or damage credibility. * Refuse gifts, favors, fees, free travel and special treatment, and shun secondary employment, political involvement, public office and service in community organizations if they compromise journalistic integrity. * Deny favored treatment to advertisers and special interests and resist their pressure to influence news coverage. * Be wary of sources offering information for favors or money ...


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