Journalists have been asked to adhere to the Ethics of their profession
A veteran journalist, Audu Mijinyawa made the call when he visited the office of the newly established private TV station, Haske TV in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.
Audu Mijinyawa while interacting with the talents of the TV station, dwelled much on Television as a channel of Mass Communication and other tips on television news reporting.
Mijinyawa who expressed joy over the establishment of Haske TV in the Taraba State described the station as a welcome development not only for the owners but the entire people of the State.
The veteran journalist further explained that the talents of the station are expected to demonstrate professionalism in newsgathering, processing, and dissemination.
According to him, even with the advent of new media, television and other traditional media remain the most dominant channels of mass communication as they play a vital role in setting agenda for society and gatekeeping function.
Mijinyawa charged the Haske TV talents to be dedicated, committed, and strictly adhere to the core ethics of the journalism profession while performing their duties noting that their job was to serve as a bridge linking those in government and the governed.
He advised On-Air Personalities to imbibe the culture of research by consulting books and other publications to widen their knowledge.
The talents of Haske TV were also on-site visits to the broadcasting house of the station.