News Reporting and Code of Ethics
The aim and purpose of this paper is to examine problems in the field of media ethics, in order to possibly
increase the critical awareness of the effects of this problem. The tasks of this study are: to determine what are the influences
of media on behavior. Selected recent case in 2017 in Sri Lanka and analyzed how selected websites report this incident.
And found out journalist need to be more responsible when reporting sensitive stories.
Keywords: News, Journalism, New Media, Ethics, Responsible