The Public Radio News Directors organization touts a simple and direct Code of Ethics built upon three principles:
The Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics emphasizes four dominant ideas:
The Radio Television News Directors Association builds their Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct around six main principles:
The National Public Radio News Code of Ethics and Practices goes into great detail of what is expected of its journalists.
Similarly, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation displays a lengthy code of “Journalistic Standards and Practices” that offers model policies for a large public broadcasting network.
The Poynter Institute’s Bob Steele is always ready to discuss ethics. But first he’ll want you to answer his 10 Questions for Ethical Decision-Making.