Internet Use: Media Organs Called To Be Ethical

 Below is a communiqué from the President of the National Communication Council.

The President of the National Communication Council informs media professionals and the public that some media organs, using the Internet and particularly social media as their news sources, have been disseminating content that fans the flames of conflict, stirs ethnic division, propagates hate speech and promotes sedition.
While reiterating that journalists possess an inalienable right to inform public opinion based on verified information, the President of the National Communication Council emphasizes that this privilege compels them, in light of their duty to be socially responsible, to ethically go about the newsgathering process from various sources, like the Internet and especially social media networks.
Acknowledging the complexity of their two-fold watchdog and warning role in society, the President of the National Communication Council, however, calls their attention to the dire consequences that could result ...

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