IMPLEMENTASI KODE ETIK JURNALISTIK
Studi Kasus dikalangan Wartawan Harian Serambi Indonesia
Every time the mass media has provided knowledge and information to the public. The increasing need for information from the public has made mass media institutions in Indonesia grow rapidly. Fierce competition among mass media institutions nowadays sometimes makes them not work based on several regulations written about the role and function of journalists in Indonesia. Non-compliance with rules by journalist agent workers can be seen from violations of journalistic ethics. Journalistic code of ethics as a rule in carrying out the principles of right and wrong and contains moral values. The purpose of this study is to determine if the Serambi Indonesia journalists understand the journalistic ethics code based on the knowledge they have, and the practical application of journalistic ethics in journalism activities among journalists of Serambi Indonesia. The results indicate that the Serambi Indonesia journalists understand and have the same understanding of journalistic ethics code as a rule of law in carrying out the task of journalism. Serambi Indonesia journalists use ethical ways when performing job as a journalist. The ethical ways include among other things: Introducing themselves as a reporter with showing a press card. At the stage of writing the news should apply the principle of covering both sides. Performing journalist duty with the independent attitude. Serambi Indonesia’s journalists gave the initials for the victim and young perpetrators of crimes. At the publication stage Serambi Indonesia is willing to give the answer rights to the reader or speaker who feel disadvantaged.