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The great ethics debate II

In part two, of a six-part series on ethical journalism, veteran journalist Abbas Nasir looks at conflict of interest. Whether subtle or blatant one needs to be constantly aware of it and how to deal with it he says. View part one here, on news versus opinion.

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Stay tuned for tomorrows video on quoting anonymous sources.


Sahar Habib Ghazi worked as a TV producer and editor in Pakistan from 2005-10 and later launched Hosh Media. The volunteer-based organisation of bloggers and journalists recently put together a crash course on some of the stickiest ethical dilemmas journalists in Pakistan face.

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