CODE OF ETHICSGUIDELINESANDCODE OF ETHICSFOR SoPS PUBLICATIONS
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE :
Servants of the People Society (SoPS) and Samaja have been formed with theobjective of serving the nation and upholding the rights of its people. Its core objectiveis to promote nationalistic spirit and ensure greater participation of people in socialand political affairs of the nation.Empowerment of masses through a fair and comprehensive account of events andissues remains the core belief of Samaja. Truth is its guiding principle. Progress ofthe nation in an all-inclusive manner through sharing of accurate, apolitical andunbiased information remains its focus.Unlike other publications, Samaja doesn’t have any profit maximizing motive. SoPSand Samaja are not required to shares the profit earned through selling ofadvertisement space with shareholders/ partners as it is a non-profit establishment.The founders believed that advertisements are only a by-product of the publicationand have no more importance than to earn enough resources for its survival. Allsurplus generated is used for public welfare activities.Listed here are the broad guidelines for the reporting staff to remind all that we havea duty to adhere to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.
1.] GUIDING PRINCIPLES
The guiding principles of Samaja and all publications brought out by Samaja are;(a)Service to the people by updating them with the true account of happeningsand encourage free flow of information, knowledge and independent opinion.(b)To represent the masses and be a voice for their rights and against all kindsof exploitation.(c)To have the courage to stand up and speak the truth even in the face of mosttrying circumstances.(d)To promote traditional and cultural values of India.