US State Department To Teach Indian Journos ‘Honesty, Impartiality’ – 21 April 2015

RT logoThe US Consulate in Hyderabad is set to team up with a non-profit organization to create an ethics course in journalism. It is aimed at allowing those in the Indian media to get a better knowledge and understanding of “international industry standards.”

The State Department wants the course to include the key standard bearers of quality international journalism, such as “accuracy, honesty, transparency, impartiality and accountability.” It says it is prepared to spend up to $25,000 on achieving this goal.

Whether in a touch of irony or not, they even propose naming the course ‘blurred lines’ after Robin Thicke’s 2013 hit.

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