Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I missed the bit where we decided the rules. Which site are these copied off? dKos? Booman Tribune? It would be nice if you attributed them.

Abstain from getting involved in a partisan, political or social cause because it might jeopardise his/her capacity to report and comment on events with objectivity and fairness.

I really don't see the relevance of journalism ethics to this site, especially to diaries on this site?

And if you post your same diary entry twice, consider it grounds for banning.

Sez who?

Make it a rule to wear correct clothing and adopt correct behaviour while at work both in and out of the newsroom; avoid any public or private behaviour that could disgrace the profession or the medium they work for.

I might have broken that rule while writing a diary before showering. To whom should I apply to be disciplined?

I think it's probably a bit early in the run of this site for a discussion on the issues raised by this diary, but for you to phrase it in the way you did seems perhaps a little presumptuous?

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Mon Jun 20th, 2005 at 02:09:45 AM EST
Part One: "Books I Cannot Print" by Rose Selavie, 1976

Part Two:  Daily Kos Attention: Read The Rules

Part Three: Ethics of Journalism

Part Four:  Tribute to Great Journalists

Part Five:  Dana Milbank writes for the Washington Post.

by GraceReid on Mon Jun 20th, 2005 at 02:46:08 AM EST
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I thought it was the dKos one. They're at a different stage of development than here: I personally prefer Booman's Code: "don't be a prick", though I might phrase it slightly differently. Much more appropriate for a site at this stage.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Mon Jun 20th, 2005 at 03:17:23 AM EST
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The European Tribune is founded by active contributors to the US progressive blogosphere, aiming to emulate its energy, wealth of information, and community spirit with a focus on European and international issues.

The European Tribune is a forum for thoughtful political dialogue between European countries on their national and European affairs and also with Americans (and Canadians and others!) on world affairs.

In the context of the Bush administration's "War on Terror", official transatlantic dialogue has become bitter and rancorous and we must make sure that citizens on both sides of the ocean have a chance to better understand each other's problems, internal debates and ideas. Information on the domestic politics of both sides of the ocean - and how it is perceived from elsewhere - are a core staple of the European Tribune. Global issues like peak oil, the emergence of China, the future of the European Union, immigration, pollution will be discussed from various perspectives.

Lighter stories, travel experience, personal testimonies and the like are explicitly encouraged

by GraceReid on Mon Jun 20th, 2005 at 03:47:58 AM EST
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Yes, that's the about statement for this site. I don't see your point?
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Mon Jun 20th, 2005 at 03:59:44 AM EST
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