Burj News has espoused the Society of Professional intelligencers Code of Ethics for its staff and those whom we engage in the product and delivery of content.
Members of the Society of Professional intelligencers believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of republic. The intelligencer has to foster those ends by seeking verity and furnishing a fair and comprehensive account of events and issues. Conscientious intelligencers from all media and fortes strive to serve the public with thoroughness and honesty. Professional integrity is the foundation of a intelligencer’s credibility. Members of the Society share a fidelity to ethical geste
and borrow this law to declare the Society’s principles and norms of practice.
Seek Truth and Report It
Intelligencers should be honest, fair and valorous in gathering, reporting and interpreting information. intelligencers should
Test the delicacy of information from all sources and exercise care to avoid unintentional error. Deliberate deformation is noway admissible.
Diligently seek out subjects of news stories to give them the occasion to respond to allegations of wrongdoing.
Identify sources whenever doable. The public is entitled to as important information as possible on sources ’ trustability.
Always question sources ’ motives before promising obscurity. Clarify conditions attached to any pledge made in exchange for information. Keep pledges.
Make certain that captions, news teases and promotional material, prints, videotape, audio, plates, sound mouthfuls and citations don’t misrepresent. They shouldn’t complexify or punctuate incidents out of environment.
noway distort the content of news prints or videotape. Image improvement for specialized clarity is always admissible. Marker montages and print illustrations.
Avoid Deceivingre-enactments or offered newsevents.However, marker it, Ifre-enactment is necessary to tell a story.
Avoid undercover or other secret styles of gathering information except when traditional open styles won’t yield information vital to the public. Use of similar styles should be explained as part of the story.
Tell the story of the diversity and magnitude of the mortal experience bravely, indeed when it’s unpopular to do so.
Examine their own artistic values and avoid assessing those values on others.
Avoid stereotyping by race, gender, age, religion, race, terrain, sexual exposure, disability, physical appearance or social status.
Support the open exchange of views, indeed views they find discordant.
Give voice to the speechless; functionary and unofficial sources of information can be inversely valid.
Distinguish between advocacy and news reporting. Analysis and commentary should be labelled and not misrepresent fact or environment.
Distinguish news from advertising and duck mongrels that blur the lines between the two.
Fete a special obligation to insure that the public’s business is conducted in the open and that government records are open to examination.
Ethical intelligencers treat sources, subjects and associates as mortal beings earning of respect. intelligencers should
Show compassion for those who may be affected negatively by news content. Use special perceptivity when dealing with children and inexperienced sources or subjects.
Be sensitive when seeking or using interviews or photos of those affected by tragedy or grief.
Fete that gathering and reporting information may beget detriment or discomfort. The pursuit of the news isn’t a license for arrogance.
Fete that private people have a lesser right to control information about themselves than do public officers and others who seek power, influence or attention. Only an booting public need can justify intrusion into anyone’s sequestration.
Show good taste. Avoid pandering to lurid curiosity.
Be Conservative about relating juvenile suspects or victims of coitus crimes.
Be judicious about naming felonious suspects before the formal form of charges.
Balance a felonious suspect’s fair trial rights with the public’s right to be informed.
intelligencers should be free of obligation to any interest other than the public’s right to know. intelligencers should
Avoid conflicts of interest, real or perceived.
Remain free of associations and conditioning that may compromise integrity or damage credibility.
Refuse gifts, favours, freights, free trip and special treatment, and duck secondary employment, political involvement, public office and service in community associations if they compromise journalistic integrity.
expose necessary conflicts.
Be watchful and valorous about holding those with power responsible.
Deny favoured treatment to advertisers and special interests and repel their pressure to impact news content.
Be cautious of sources offering information for favours or plutocrat; avoid bidding for news.
Intelligencers are responsible to their compendiums , listeners, observers and each other. intelligencers should
Clarify and explain news content and invite dialogue with the public over journalistic conduct.
Encourage the public to state grievances against the news media.
Admit Miscalculations and correct them instantly.
Expose unethical practices of intelligencers and the news media.
Abide by the same high norms to which they hold others.