Pope issues final words on the Medi

According to a Broadcasting and Cable article on Apr. 4, the Pope drew up guidelines for the ever-advancing world of technology and news dissemination in an Apostolic Letter in late January. The following is an excerpt:


"The mass media can and must promote justice and solidarity according to an organic and correct vision of human development by reporting events accurately and truthfully, analyzing situations and problems completely, and providing a forum for different opinions. An authentically ethical approach to using the powerful communication media must be situated within the context of a mature exercise of freedom and responsibility, founded upon the supreme criteria of truth and justice."
(Broadcasting and Cable, via Jeff Chester)

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