Editorial Integrity Statement
WFYI Public Media
Freedom of the press and the free flow of information and ideas are recognized as critical components of American democracy. As a designated guardian of the public airwaves, WFYI Public Media has an obligation to honor and protect those values. In serving the public's "interest, convenience and necessity" (as required by the Federal Communications Commission), WFYI must assure its viewers, listeners and other consumers that news decisions, presentations and other programming are free from outside editorial pressures, including those from underwriters, donors, public officials, etc.
WFYI Public Media will serve its audience with news programming that is educational, accurate and speaks to the broader social issues that form the foundation of current events.
The station and its employees will make every attempt to present news programming in a fair, objective manner consistent with standards of journalistic ethics as defined by the Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA.org).
WFYI Public Media will not sacrifice editorial judgement for the political, financial or promotional goals of any individual or organization.
- WFYI Public Media will abide by the constitutional and statutory responsibilities outlined in the station's FCC license, as well as other applicable laws.