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To become a Journalist News judgment and knowledge of grammar and style (for story writing and editing) is very important. Ability to report and write original stories and edit photos (for content creation). Attention to detail, have good communication skills, multitask and have an awareness or ability to learn new technologies This is what journalism is all about. If you feel you are incapable and uncomfortable with meeting and talking to different people and strangers, you need to work on this problem NOW. All good journalist's are not afraid to ask anything to the interviewee. Nowadays many journalists are trying to add more skills to their self and CV. If you have a flair for photography, it can help you a hell of a lot in the long run, journalist's are always taking pictures to put in their articles. International Federation of Journalists The International Federation of Journalists is the world's largest organization of journalists. First established in 1926, it was re-launched in 1946 and again, in its present form, in 1952. Today the Federation represents around 600,000 members in more than 100 countries. The IFJ promotes international action to defend press freedom and social justice through strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists. The IFJ does not subscribe to any given political viewpoint, but promotes human rights, democracy and pluralism. The IFJ does not subscribe to any given political viewpoint, but promotes human rights, democracy and pluralism. The IFJ is opposed to discrimination of all kinds and condemns the use of media as propaganda or to promote intolerance and conflict. The IFJ believes in freedom of political and cultural expression and defends trade union and other basic human rights. The IFJ is the organization that speaks for journalists within the United Nations system and within the international trade union movement. The IFJ supports journalists and their unions whenever they are fighting for their industrial and professional rights and has established an International Safety Fund to provide humanitarian aid for journalists in need. Code of Ethics While journalists in the United States and European countries have led in formulation and adoption of these standards, such codes can be found in news reporting organizations in most countries with freedom of the press. The written codes and practical standards vary somewhat from country to country and organization to organization, but there is a substantial overlap among mainstream publications and societies One of the leading voices in the U.S. on the subject of Journalistic Standards and Ethics is the Society of Professional Journalists. The Preamble to its Code of Ethics states: ...public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. The duty of the journalist is to further those ends by seeking truth and providing a fair and comprehensive account of events and issues. Conscientious journalists from all media and specialties strive to serve the public with thoroughness and honesty. Professional integrity is the cornerstone of a journalist's credibility.
and national or social origins. sex. language. and shall do the utmost to avoid facilitating such discrimination based on.Journalists must not reveal their sources name under any condition. hateful misrepresentation. political or other opinions. Acceptance of a bribe in any form in consideration of either publication or suppression. An organization earns and maintains a strong reputation. Must not play with facts. religion. through a consistent implementation of ethical standards. working for ARY One World Arman Sabir (Journalist working for BBC and earlier he remained associated with daily Dawn for several years. race.Dealing with the Ethics Writing the accurate things for all and search for the truth if you find anything not true or you have any doubts.) Kamran Khan . which influence its position with the public and within the industry. explain it as it is. Famous Journalists Of Pakistan Dr. in part. The journalist shall be aware of the danger of discrimination being furthered by the media.Shahid Masood (Journalist. Journalists must not be biased or get personal. ex-Chairman PTV. among other things. The journalist shall regard as grave professional offences the following: plagiarism. Journalists must not collect info of any sort by wrong methodsJournalist must give chance to a person or an organisation under question for their part of version before printing the news item. Journalists must not add fiction with facts. sexual orientation. Calumny ( abusive attack on some one character) Slander Unfounded accusations. ARY ONE World) Javed Malik journalist.