LONDON — What is the job of journalists in advertising understanding and dialogue, specially in a media environment that is generally driven by sensationalism?
This was among the queries explored by two experienced journalists in the United Kingdom—a former BBC reporter and a author for The Guardian newspaper—along with users of the Bahá’í Business of Community Affairs of that country in a latest podcast generated by that Business office titled In Good Religion: Real truth and Standards in Media.
“Writers have to be no cost from prejudice, reasonable-minded, and be ready to search at troubles with a sense of justice,” reported Carmel Kalani, of the Office environment of Public Affairs.
Ms. Kalani drew on an analogy from the Bahá’í teachings to describe the electrical power of the media in increasing community consciousness, stating: “Newspapers, social media, and other varieties of media are like ‘the mirror of the earth.’ They are ‘endowed with listening to, sight, and speech.’”
A person of the implications of this, she reported, is that articles or blog posts and other sorts of expression by journalists have the likely to encourage in all of us a sense of oneness with our fellow human beings.
“When journalists explain