RTDNA has developed a series of coverage guidelines to assist journalists, newsroom managers and station management with both common and uncommon ethical and operational situations which may arise. The guidelines have been prepared by journalists, managers and subject-area experts, and have been vetted by the RTDNA Ethics Committee.
Using Telephone Calls On-Air
Law Enforcement Action
Using Confidential Sources
Reporting on a Suicide
Ethical Video and Audio Editing
Non-Editorial Audio and Video
On-Air Charitable Solicitations
Social Media and Blogging
Balancing Business Pressures and Journalism Values
Avoiding Conflict of Interest
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