Ethics Guide for Public Radio Journalism

This guide provides an overview of some of the most important ethical issues that face public radio, as identified by public radio journalists. It offers principles and standards for ethical practice, in keeping with public radio's commitment to the highest standards of journalism.

Independence and Integrity II was written and edited by Dr. Alan G. Stavitsky, Associate Dean of Journalism at the University of Oregon, and Jeffrey Dvorkin, Ombudsman for National Public Radio, with funding from CPB. It builds upon the original edition of the guidebook, Independence and Integrity: A Guidebook for Public Radio Journalism, written in 1995.

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