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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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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