12. Responsibility for Sources
A Media Outlet shall ensure that the sources used for its journalism are dealt with responsibly and their anonymity protected when justified.
The procedures for granting anonymity to sources shall be covered by the Editorial Guidelines. The reason for anonymity should be clarified for the public.
Are there guidelines on the procedures to be followed for granting anonymity to sources?Yes
Are the reasons for granting anonymity made clear to the public?Yes
12.2. Privacy Rights
Editorial guidelines should protect the privacy rights of individuals and their safety.
Are there guidelines to ensure that the privacy rights and safety of individuals are protected in your journalistic activity?Yes
12.3. Independence and Sources
There should be guidelines on establishing relations with sources which protect the independence of the journalism.
Are there guidelines to ensure the independence of journalism relative to the sources for content?Yes
12.4. Diversity of Sources
Editorial guidelines should ensure that a diversity of sources are consulted in producing journalistic content with adequate time for response.