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Discuss the issue of media trial in India while bringing out the importance of corporate ethics.

Topic : Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.

7. Discuss the issue of media trial in India while bringing out the importance of corporate ethics. (250 words)

Reference: Hindustan Times 

Why the question:

The article brings to us the case of Media trials in the country.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss the issue of media trial in India while bringing out the importance of corporate ethics.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start by explaining what Media trials are.

Body:

In the answer body explain what corporate ethics are; Business ethics (also corporate ethics) is a form of applied ethics or professional ethics that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that arise in a business environment. It applies to all aspects of business conduct and is relevant to the conduct of individuals and entire organizations.

Explain that the impact of television and newspaper coverage on us has been tremendous, no doubt and hence no reasoning is being given. Thus trials undertaken virtually by these forms of media also have become very effective and dominant in India, since the last decade.

Quote examples from the article.

Conclusion:

Conclude with solutions to address the issue and emphasize on the importance of corporate ethics in general.