The editorial staff and volunteers of Citizens Express, is unqualified obligation, observe each of the provisions of the International Code of Journalistic Ethics UNESCO listed below:
1. The people's right to truthful information: The people and the people have the right to get an objective picture of reality through accurate and complete information, and to express themselves through various media culture and communication.
Two. Adherence to objective reality journalist: journalist's primary task is to serve the right to truthful and honest authentic by adherence to objective reality, consciously placing events in their proper context.
Three. The journalist's social responsibility: In journalism, information is understood as a social good and not just a product. This means that the journalist shares responsibility for the information transmitted. The journalist is therefore responsible not only against those who dominate the media but ultimately emphasis to an audience, taking into account the diversity of social interests.
April. Professional integrity of the journalist: The social role of the journalist profession demands that maintains a high level of integrity. This includes the journalist's right to refrain from working against their convictions or to disclose their sources of information, and the right to participate in decision-making in the media in which he is employed.
May. Access and participation: The nature of the profession requires, moreover, that the journalist favors public access to information and public participation in the media, including the obligation of the correction or rectification and right of reply.
June. Respect the privacy and dignity of man: Respect the right of individuals to privacy and human dignity, in accordance with the provisions of international and national law concerning the protection of the rights and reputation of other, and the laws on defamation, slander, libel and malicious insinuation, are an integral part of professional standards of journalists.
July. Respect the public interest: By the way, the journalist's professional standards prescribe the total respect of the national community, of its democratic institutions and public morals.
August. Respect for universal values and cultural diversity: The true journalist defends the values of humanity, including peace, democracy, human rights, social progress and national liberation, and respecting the distinctiveness, the worth and dignity of each culture, and the right of every people to freely choose and develop its political, social, economic or cultural. The journalist also actively involved in social change oriented towards improving democratic society and contribute, through dialogue, to establish a climate of trust in international relations, so as to promote peace and all justice, distention, disarmament and national development.
- The elimination of war and other major pests which humanity is confronted: The ethical commitment to the universal values of humanism journalist warns against any form of apology or incitement favorable to wars of aggression and the arms race, especially with nuclear weapons, and all other forms of violence, hatred or discrimination, especially racism.
Source of Origin: http://www.ijnet.org/Code_of_Ethics2/UNESCO___CODIGO_DE_ETICA.html ran:
Internal Code of Ethics of Citizenship Express
Principles of Peace Journalism
A. The social responsibility of promoting peace journalism: Taking as a compromise the defense and promotion of peace in the professional or volunteer journalists to disseminate information to the public service to manage solution to their problems, fosters local human development and generate citizen participation to include public policy demands by way of legality.
B. Social responsibility not to encourage conflict and violence: Avoid primarily political or ideological positions that distort the values of peace journalism in the management of information propagandistic language, crude and inciting violence and social confrontation and subject of human rights, dignity and privacy of individuals.
C. Social responsibility to warn a conflict: Report those events that affect a social sector, its causes and likely consequences that may confront a community and identify the instances institutional obligation to mediate and resolve potential conflicts.
D. Social responsibility reporting to influence human development: In peace or conflict scenarios, the duty to report all those issues, events, and individual and collective actions that positively affect the peaceful problem and developing human citizenship.