Important links for Communication Leaders

Important links for Communication Leaders recomended by the Editor of CCO Magazine   Association of Foreign Press Correspondents in the United States (AFC-USA) ASBPE’s Guide to Preferred Editorial Practices American Business Media’s Editorial Code of Ethics American Medical Writers Association Code of Ethics American Society of Magazine Editors Guidelines American Society of News  Associated Press […]

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B2B Journalist Ethics: An ASBPE Guide to Best Practices

ASBPE Guide to Best Practices Introduction Business-to-business (B2B) publications, online and in print, exist to serve their audiences in the specialized fields they cover, while being financially viable businesses themselves. To provide the publication’s service effectively, editors must maintain editorial excellence and the trust of the communities they serve. These goals are accomplished through constant […]

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Ethics of the Radio-Televsion Digital News Association

Guiding Principles: Journalism’s obligation is to the public. Journalism places the public’s interests ahead of commercial, political and personal interests. Journalism empowers viewers, listeners and readers to make more informed decisions for themselves; it does not tell people what to believe or how to feel. Ethical decision-making should occur at every step of the journalistic […]

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Code of Ethics – National Press Photographers Association

National Press Photographers Association Code of Ethics PREAMBLE The National Press Photographers Association, a professional society that promotes the highest standards in visual journalism, acknowledges concern for every person’s need both to be fully informed about public events and to be recognized as part of the world in which we live. Visual journalists operate as […]

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IPRA Code of Conduct

IPRA Codes Throughout its existence IPRA has always sought to provide intellectual leadership for the public relations profession. A key part of this has been the development of a number of Codes and Charters seeking to provide an ethical framework for the activities of the profession. Upon joining IPRA all members undertake to uphold these […]

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Principles & Practices The Advertising Code of American Business

Principles & Practices The explosion of new technologies is changing the marketing and advertising landscape both domestically and globally. New media, new ideas, new challenges, new cultural opportunities are swirling around the industry and impacting the way it does business. The one constant is transparency, and the need to conduct ourselves, our businesses, and our […]

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Professional Codes of Ethics (ASNE)

Professional Codes of Ethics  – American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) ASNE Statement of Principles ASNE’s Statement of Principles was originally adopted in 1922 as the “Canons of Journalism.” The document was revised and renamed “Statement of Principles” in 1975. PREAMBLE. The First Amendment, protecting freedom of expression from abridgment by any law, guarantees to the […]

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PRSA Code of Ethics

PRSA Code of Ethics This Code applies to PRSA members. The Code is designed to be a useful guide for PRSA members as they carry out their ethical responsibilities. This document is designed to anticipate and accommodate, by precedent, ethical challenges that may arise. The scenarios outlined in the Code provision are actual examples of […]

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Code of Ethics – Society for Professional Journalists

Society for Professional Journalists Preamble Members of the Society of Professional Journalists believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. The duty of the journalist is to further those ends by seeking truth and providing a fair and comprehensive account of events and issues. Conscientious journalists from all media […]

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