On their homepage, Les décodeurs describes their editorial policy :
This document mentiones ten rules witch sounds like the journalism basics. Les décodeurs’s team explains how their journalists verified, sourced, contextualized and sometimes corrected, their informations.
Les décodeurs is also submitted to Le Monde’s charter : http://www.lemonde.fr/actualite-medias/article/2010/11/03/la-charte-d-ethique-et-de-deontologie-du-groupe-le-monde_1434737_3236.html
This document explains rights and duties of their journalists.
« The purpose of this charter is to recall the essential principles of independence, freedom and reliability of information and to clarify the rights and duties of journalists, managers and shareholders. »
« Respect the truth, whatever may be the consequences for itself, because of the public's right to know the truth »
« Correct any published information that is inaccurate »
« Journalists demand free access to all sources of information and the right to investigate freely all the facts that condition public life »
« The journalist has the right to refuse any subordination which would be contrary to the general line of his business, as determined in writing in his contract of employment, as well as any subordination not clearly implied by this general line .
« The journalist may not be compelled to perform a professional act or to express an opinion that would be contrary to his conviction or conscience. »
2b marked as Fully compliant by Benjamin Keltz.