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Nicholas lemann on the future of ethics and fund-raising in the nonprofit-journalism industry. Journalism is more of a social service, than a business a journalist is always required to incorporate morality and ethic into his/her activities and work. Rtdna code of journalistic ethics an informed public is vital to a democratic society canadian journalism’s purpose is to serve the public interest. Seek truth and report it journalists adopt this code to declare the society’s principles and standards of practice the spj code of ethics is.