Friday, April 27, 2012

Professional Ethics, Media and Good Governance

Professional Ethics, Media and Good Governance[1]
Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal
Philosophy is a vast subject and it is growing day by day in many branches although it has many traditional branches like epistemology, metaphysics, ethics and logic etc. Professional ethics is a discipline of philosophy and a part of subject called as ETHICS. In professional ethics we study the morals and code of conduct to be used while one practices in his/her profession. Media is also a profession and there is also a code of conduct to this profession better. If media professional be ready to work according to its professional ethics, he/she can have a good approach and it will direct him/her to play an important role in shaping good governance. In this paper it is an attempt made to draw a relation between all these conceptions and presents a theoretical interpretation of the above.


[1] Presented at UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Media and Governess ‘ held on 28th March,2012 at P.G.Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh