Friday, September 28, 2007

This Blog & Ethics

Some people still don't get it. This is a collective blog. Okay, I initiated it, but all bloggers on this blog, Turks, Dutch and a Greek, living in Armenia, Dubai, Turkey, Italy and Greece have the same rights and features as me here. Before you leave a comment, read on the main page 'about Internations'. We will not delete a comment quickly since we are all grown ups here, and not that quickly insulted. It's all about people's intention. And 'The pen is mightier than the sword'.

Ethics: Erkan put an interesting memo on his blog about blogging and ethics. In general I agree with this opinion. But in a discussion some time ago with friends of the European Association of Communication Directors, we came up with three 'sins' in blogging: Inciting hate against others (other sexes, other nationals, other religions etc.), falsifying facts and/or misinterpreting the truth on purpose and using a blog as a propaganda tool by defaming other minded people.

Let me say first that this was an informal meeting and these 'sins' are our own opinion. And for sure these are no rules.


Gunther said...

I see more inter cultural activities here than on any other Turkish blog.

sincerae said...

Some Turks talk the talk, but don't walk the walk. I don't think they really believe in interculturalism or any kind of culturalism, but their own. Some of them are just as bigoted and narrowminded as some of my follow citizens. But it is all about being subtle....

Hans A.H.C. de Wit said...

Dear Sincerae,

You really sounds desperate!
I know Kemerburgaz, Kemercountry...good for expats, not for a talented lively person as you. At least Kemercountry offers a lot of entertainmenet.
If you have time, lets meet in Sisli this week for a coffee?