SELF-REGULATION CODE

 

Place and date

Telepacifico - Cali in November 16 from 2011

Assistants

  • Zayra Beltran - TRO
  • Ana Milena Alzate - Telecafé
  • Vanessa Riquelme - Channel 13
  • Ana Patricia García - Teleantioquia
  • Anibal Gutierrez - Telecaribe
  • William Guerrero – Telecaribe
  • Luz Adriana Latorre Q - Telepacífico

Affair

Draft proposal on self-regulatory code, required in the agreement 002 from 2011.

Development

Program directors of regional TV channels gathered in Santiago de Cali 16 November 2011, They presented the following proposal for revision of managers channels and subsequent referral to the C.N.T.V, in order to comply with the requirement contained in Article 48 agreement 002 from 2011, requesting performing individually or collectively of a self-regulatory code.

 

Agreement 002 from 2011 - Article 48

SELF-REGULATION CODE SET

REGIONAL CHANNELS TV

 

1. RESPECT FOR PROGRAMMING RACKS: PRESENTATION OF PROGRAMS AND SCHEDULES COMPLIANCE.

  • Regional TV channels will be released viewers programming, schedules and program names, Two hours of the day: at the beginning of the programming and afternoon.
  • The issue of each program will be preceded by warnings of speaking Article 34 Agreement 002 from 2011, where the classification of the strip includes, including access systems for people with disabilities, among others.
  • After this announcement starts the program, whose name is announced in the headstock or somewhere in the content thereof.
  • The beginning of programs with the schedule announced, You will have flexibility ten (10) minutes.
  • When there are special broadcasts regional channels will include the announcement of the grates before or after such transfer.

 

2. RESPECT FOR THE Televidente.

Regional channels will tend by respect for viewers from three basic elements:

  • Compliance schedules and slots in the Agreement 002 from 2011: The programs will be issued according to schedules posted on the grill, except in cases of emergency (presidential speeches, signal drop, occurrence of a direct, among others); respecting its agreement with the public to which they relate.
  • Figure viewer Advocate: Regional channels provide a bridge of communication with viewers, through space dedicated to advocacy viewer, in the format that each channel has set for it.
  • Sistema PQRS: The channels remain open mechanisms Requests, complaints, Complaints and Suggestions, so viewers can express their concerns and requests.

 

3. CLASSIFICATION OF CONTENTS AS children's programming, TEENAGERS, FAMILY AND ADULTS.

  • In accordance with the previous paragraph and in accordance with the stated in Article 34 Agreement 002 from 2011, regional TV channels develop and advance notices issued to announce the viewer in each case, what kind of program it is broadcast below, specifying the public to whom it is addressed.
  • These notices indicate the age range, whether or not it contains sex and violence and access systems for the population at hearing impairment.
  • Based on the above contents of such programs shall be consistent with the public which are directed; with particular interest in programs aimed at child audiences and youth.

 

4. INFORMATION PROCESSING.

In accordance with Article 02 of the law 182 from 1995, regional TV channels in relation to information processing, ensure compliance with the following principles television service:

  • a) Impartiality in information.
  • b) The separation between opinions and information, in accordance with Articles 15 Y 20 of the Constitution.
  • c) Respect for political pluralism, religious, social and cultural.
  • d) Respect for honor, the good name, the privacy of individuals and the rights and freedoms that the Constitution recognizes.
  • e) Youth protection, Children and family.
  • f) Respect for the values ​​of equality enshrined in Article 13 of the Constitution.
  • g) The primacy of public interest over private.
  • h) The social responsibility of the media.

 

5. TREATMENT OF OPINION.

  • Each channel set programs or shades of opinion within their programming. These opinion programs must ensure plurality and balance in information processing.
  • With regard to treatment Review, this is circumscribed, For purposes of this self-regulatory code, those programs listed in this genre.
  • Responsibility for the judgments made about the subjects addressed, is individual of whom express.

 

6. SEPARATION OF OPINION, INFORMATION AND PUBLICITY.

  • Regional channels to implement this point, They are tempered to what stated in Article 10 of the law 680 of the 2001, indicating the letter "To ensure the constitutional right to receive truthful and impartial information, and considering that the media have a social responsibility, the content of the programs may not be engaged directly or indirectly with third RESULTING beneficiaries of such publication in exchange for payment in cash or in kind, without it being fully and adequately warned the public.
  • Newspaper and news programs may not include in their emissions any kind of advertorials or telesales.
  • When some of the partners or shareholders of a private television operator, a dealer or contractor spaces regional channels have direct family business interests or news that will be spread, You should warn viewers of the existence of such interests. "
  • To fulfill this point, regional channels divulge the Code among contractors spaces TV, for compliance.

 

7. STRENGTHENING ADVOCACY viewer.

  • Regional channels in accordance with that stated in Articles 35, 36 Y 37 Agreement 002 from 2011, ensure that there is a space dedicated to advocacy viewer, lasting 30 minutes per week; which allow the participation of viewers and will be properly promoted so that their frequency and broadcast schedule is known on each channel.
  • Strengthening of the Ombudsman shall be based on an appropriate choice of the person who fulfills this function so that this space is a suitable vehicle to respond to the needs expressed by viewers.
  • Regional channels through their Web pages they promoted the position of defender of the viewer.

 

8. PROVISION OF INFORMATION ON viewers PROGRAMMING CONTENT.

  • In accordance with points 1 Y 2 of this Code, regional TV channels inform viewers the programming content, Two hours of the day: at the beginning of the programming and afternoon.
  • Additionally, publish this schedule on the website of each entity and issue, according to availability of time, newspapers promotional programs, announcing day and broadcast schedule.