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 …

See: http://www.ojr.org/ojr/stories/050217lasica/

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