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News broadcast codes

  1. 1. News broadcast On Private Radio channels in India Principles & practices By-Dr. Keshav Sathaye
  2. 2. News broadcast codes does not permit . Criticism of friendly countries; Attack on religions or communities; Anything obscene or defamatory;
  3. 3. News broadcast codes disallow Incitement to violence or anything against maintenance of law & order . Anything amounting to contempt of court; Aspersions against the integrity of the President, Governors and the Judiciary.
  4. 4. News broadcast codes restrict Attack on a political party by name; Hostile criticism of any State or the Center; Anything showing disrespect to the Constitution or advocating change in the Constitution by violence; but advocating changes in a constitutional way should not be debarred
  5. 5. News broadcast codes resisit Appeal for funds except for the Prime minster’s National Relief Fund, at a time of External Emergency or if the Country is faced with a natural calamity such a floods, earthquake or cyclone.
  6. 6. News broadcast codes reject Direct publicity for or on behalf of an individual or organization which is likely to benefit only that individual or organization
  7. 7. News broadcast codes does not permit Trade names in broadcasts which amount to advertising directly (except in Commercial Services).
  8. 8. News broadcast norms trustees of public , seek the truth and to report it fairly
  9. 9. News broadcast norms stand fully accountable for actions.
  10. 10. News broadcast norms adhering to high standards of journalism
  11. 11. News broadcast norms because the most potent influence on public opinion
  12. 12. News broadcast norms do not select news for the purpose of either promoting or hindering either side of any controversial public issue
  13. 13. News broadcast norms News shall not be selected or designed to promote any particular belief, opinion or desires of any interest group.
  14. 14. News broadcast norms purpose of dissemination of news in a democracy is to educate and inform the people of the happenings in the country
  15. 15. News broadcast norms ensure a full and fair presentation , presenting all points of view , selection of items of news shall also be governed by public interest
  16. 16. News broadcast principles Impartiality and objectivity Accuracy is at the heart of the news
  17. 17. News broadcast principles Avoid defamatory or Libelous contents and Ensuring neutrality: .
  18. 18. News broadcast principles Reporting on crime and safeguards to ensure crime and violence are not glorified:
  19. 19. News broadcast principles No Depiction of violence or intimidation against women and children:
  20. 20. News broadcast principles must not intrude on private lives, unless clearly established larger and identifiable public interest for such a broadcast.
  21. 21. News broadcast principles Refraining from advocating or encouraging superstition and occultism :
  22. 22. News broadcast principles significant mistakes made in the broadcast is acknowledged and corrected on air immediately
  23. 23. News broadcast principles All radio News Channels will on their website, create provision to receive listeners’ feedback
  24. 24. News broadcast principles Quick, correct & complete
  25. 25. Compiled & Edited by Dr. Keshav Sathaye