Code of Ethics

Korea News Plus Code of Ethics & Self Regulations                                             

As a responsible media outlet, Korea News Plus vows to seek after such overriding values as accuracy, independence & impartiality, integrity, and accountability for our readers.

 

1. Accuracy

: Accuracy is the most significant value of Korea News Plus.

1)We will ensure that all facts in articles are accurate.

2)We will clearly distinguish between fact and opinion.

 

2.Independence & impartiality

: Independence from government control and business interests is one of the overriding values of Korea News Plus.

1)Our editorial judgments should be based on careful examination of all the facts.

2)We will not be affected by political or commercial interests by appropriately managing conflicts of interest.

 

3.Integrity

: We attempt to buttress the value of journalism by trying to do the right thing under any circumstances.

1)Our editors and reporters should identify themselves as journalists in principle.

2)Devices for secret information gathering like hidden cameras are prohibited in principle.

3)We will disclose sources of news articles unless they need to be protected.

4)We will faithfully comply with all the regulations, especially the copyright act.

 

4.Accountability

: We will take responsibility for our journalism.

1)We will promptly respond to the feedback from our readers and those who are related to our articles.

2)We will instantly make corrections for any errors or misleading information in our articles.

 

5.Self Regulations

: We will periodically review whether we are properly abiding by the Code of Ethics

1)We will periodically hold education sessions for our code of ethics, especially the copyright act for journalism.

2)We will periodically review whether Korea News Plus and its reporters are properly complying with the Code of Ethics by asking for reviews of third-party players.