Danubius International Conferences, 5th International Conference on European Integration - Realities and Perspectives

Responsible communication - between legal and ethical rules

Daniela Popa
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Date: 2010-05-14 03:30 PM – 06:30 PM
Last modified: 2010-05-13


Faced with many problems in terms of moral trial, responsibility and irresponsibility in regard to the broad field of communication, we are interested in shaping a concrete and coherent vision that runs through the legal and professional ethics. Ethical rules are intended to ensure, through their acceptance, by free consent, the proper performance of its mission by journalists, seen as essential for the proper functioning of every human society. Laws do not refer explicitly to ethical norms, but they are in accordance with the legal order and are necessary to ensure that social context, which is chaotic in terms of communication law. The issues studied in this article are meant to show how the transition from the ethical rule to legal rule, creates external coercion, which makes it more responsible, in order to avoid  journalistic conflicts.