Tag: Publication Ethics

  • Excerpt from the General P.I.E. Guidelines – Responsibilities and duties of the editors ginger tea recipe for cold

    1.    According to the ginger honey drink and the ethical principles and the lemon honey tea and the PIE Guidelines for the benefits of lemon ginger tea and the publishing sector, all editors are responsible for all material published in their journals or other types of lemon honey recipe and of media with which they […]

  • Excerpt from the General P.I.E. Guidelines – Privacy and copyright protection

    1.    Privacy of individuals and their right to seek anonymity must be respected; this applies whether or not they are connected with the publishing sector. 2.    Copyright and intellectual property must be respected and protected and action sought immediately against breaches of plagiarism rules or other similar issues. Support and advice must be accorded to […]

  • Excerpt from the General P.I.E. Guidelines – Duty to follow best practice

    1.    Publishers and editorial board members who support the PIE membership and the code of conduct should adhere to the guidelines implemented in the document. 2.    Members of the editorial staff should follow the recommendations in an equally exemplary fashion, with full support. 3.    Individuals working in the publishing industry should be informed about the […]

  • Excerpt from the General P.I.E. Guidelines 5

    Publishers and editors are required to respect personal privacy of individuals. Personal information should only be sought when it is in the public’s interest to do so and report on a matter. Whilst undertaking research for their materials, editors and authors should not intrude upon the privacy of individuals whether or not they are public […]

  • Excerpt from the General P.I.E. Guidelines 4

    Editors and publishers must balance the public interest and the informative aspect of the publishing materials with the readers’ sensibilities. They should fully abstain from publishing articles or images that may cause offence. Offensive and seriously deleterious materials are considered to be the articles or images that place inequitable emphasis on religion, race, colour, gender, […]

  • Excerpt from the General P.I.E. Guidelines 3

    Publications are free to present or advocate their own views and opinions within their journals regarding any fact or event; however this must be done in the knowledge that relevant data will not be misrepresented or suppressed. In such cases, the readers will be systematically informed about what constitutes fact, what is deemed opinion and […]

  • Excerpt from the General P.I.E. Guidelines 2

    Any unconfirmed report or rumour should be identified as such and news, comments and other types of data should be presented honestly to the readers. In accordance with the agenda set out in the PIE guidelines for code of conduct, this should be done with due respect for the privacy of individuals. The personnel involved […]

  • Excerpt from the General P.I.E. Guidelines 1

    Publications and the individuals involved in the publication process should collectively take reasonable steps and actions to ensure that all the reports are informative, fair, balanced and accurate. To this effect, they will not deliberately try to misinform their readers whether they are doing it by ordinance or omission. Whereupon no formal complaints or suspected […]

  • Integrity in US media

    Integrity in US media

    Carl Sagan once said “The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the enormously influential media”, even going on to say it presented: “a kind of celebration of ignorance”. The problem is that much of what is presented in the mainstream US media today is short, bright […]

  • Facebook’s psychological study: an ethical dilemma

    Facebook’s psychological study: an ethical dilemma

    In January 2012 the social media giant Facebook undertook what can only be called a research experiment on 700,000 of its users. The company decided to strategically skew what these users could see when they logged into their personal profiles. Half of these individuals were confronted by content which had been proven to have happy […]