Principles of Practice

 

Principles of Practice
for the
NetDirectBusiness Information Network
(Network)

Network will strive to uphold the values of good journalism for an open society.

Network has the last decision on publish of information provided.

  1. The Network’s mission and first obligation is to the truth.
  2. Its first loyalty is to citizens.
  1. Members must be committed to citizens first.
  2. Members must set and communicate clear standards.
  3. Member’s have final say over their news and content.
  1. Its essence is a discipline of verification.
  1. Do not add.
  2. Do not deceive.
  3. Be transparent in purpose.
  4. Do not mislead sources.
  5. Be original.
  6. Be humble.
  1. The Network practitioners must maintain an independence from those they cover.
  2. They must serve as an independent monitor of power.
  3. They must provide a forum for public criticism and compromise.
  4. They must strive to make the significant interesting and relevant.
  5. They must keep the news comprehensive and proportional.
  6. They must be allowed to exercise their personal conscience.
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