Good Journalism follows a code of ethics. The Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics, has established a baseline set of principles as follows:
Seek Truth and Report It
Journalists should be honest, fair and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting information.
Ethical journalists treat sources, subjects and colleagues as human beings deserving of respect.
Journalists should be free of obligation to any interest other than the public’s right to know.
Journalists are accountable to their readers, listeners, viewers and each other.
If you wanted to add or refine a code of ethics for F19 Feature Writing that the class could follow, what else would you consider or include?
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