The DNPA Code of Ethics outlines the principles and standards that govern the conduct of our journalists and editorial team at https://www.morningnewsindia.com/. We are committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in journalism to maintain the trust and credibility of our readers. This Code of Ethics reflects our dedication to responsible, fair, and transparent journalism.
1. Accuracy and Fairness
We are committed to providing accurate and unbiased news to our readers. We verify information rigorously, cite credible sources, and strive to present a balanced view of news stories.
2. Independence and Editorial Freedom
Our journalists maintain editorial independence and are free from undue influence, whether from advertisers, political entities, or any external interests. We make editorial decisions based on journalistic standards and the public interest.
Transparency is a cornerstone of our journalistic integrity. We disclose any conflicts of interest, financial relationships, or affiliations that may influence our reporting. We also clearly label opinion pieces and differentiate them from objective news content.
4. Privacy and Sensitivity
We respect individuals’ privacy rights and exercise sensitivity when reporting on personal or sensitive matters. We avoid publishing gratuitous or invasive details that could cause harm or distress to individuals.
5. Attribution and Plagiarism
We give proper attribution to our sources and refrain from plagiarism. We adhere to copyright laws and seek permission when using content from external sources.
6. Correction of Errors
When errors are identified in our reporting, we promptly correct them and transparently acknowledge the correction.
7. Avoiding Discrimination and Bias
We are committed to avoiding discrimination and bias in our content. We report on diverse perspectives and communities with fairness and respect.
8. Editorial Process
Our editorial process includes multiple layers of review, fact-checking, and editorial oversight to ensure the highest standards of journalism are maintained.
9. Community Engagement and Feedback
We value feedback from our readers and encourage open dialogue. We provide avenues for users to submit corrections, report concerns, and engage with our journalists responsibly.
10. Community Standards
We maintain community standards that promote civil and respectful discourse in our comment sections and user-generated content. We reserve the right to moderate or remove content that violates these standards.
11. Responsible Use of Technology
We use technology responsibly and ethically in our reporting, including social media and digital tools. We are mindful of the potential consequences of technology on privacy and public discourse.
12. Accountability and Continuous Improvement
We are accountable to our readers and the public. We are committed to ongoing training and professional development to ensure our journalists uphold the highest ethical and journalistic standards.
13. Contact Information
If you have questions or concerns or wish to provide feedback, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.