1. We count on the audience
five states of Central Asia, and therefore all texts should be interesting
for residents of the whole region, and not any particular country. Telling
about your country, do not forget about it.
2. In your articles there should be no engagement. Authors not
must take a position, be "on one side or the other of the barricades."
Authors should be above it, even if they personally sympathize with any
from the sides.
3. There must be a balance in any story. If a point is given
the opposition must necessarily be presented with an official point of view.
If the officials do not contact, the authors will
it is correct to inform you that there is no official comment
possible. In this case, you can use the already published official
sources official opinion, be sure to mention the source.
4. Authors are not entitled to comment on this or that event themselves, only
providing comments of experts, minimizing their own
event judgment. You should be observers, not participants. Never
do not use derogatory or any other evaluative epithets,
only commentators and experts whom you should invite
to evaluate events. Each article should contain opinions
less than two experts with different points of view.
5. Authors are not allowed to work covertly - no hidden microphones,
“Pumping up” the interlocutor with alcohol to obtain “closed” information.
Authors work legally, and if a person refuses to communicate - this is his
constitutional law. Of course, if suddenly there is some kind of "closed"
information without incorrect influence of the authors on the source, edition
together with the author, the owner of the information, will decide on her
6. In some cases, the use of the old journalistic
reception. If, for example, a source voluntarily gives information, but asks
do not refer to it, then you can apply the formula "according to the source,
who wished to remain unnamed. " However, we must recall that the abuse
this formula is unacceptable.
7. Regarding the coverage of human rights protection. It is advisable to take comments
several different human rights organizations. Preference should be given
famous international organizations. But authors should not become unwitting
“Mouthpiece” of any of these organizations, or “instrument” in conflicts or
competitive struggle. In any case, it is necessary when covering human rights.
topics to give a comment to a lawyer, that is, a specialist who can explain
violation of a particular right.
8. If the authors follow the protest, they must do so from
Do not merge with the crowd. Journalists can be used as a “shield” from employees.
law enforcement agencies, but this cannot be allowed, turning from
witness in the participant. When covering the protest, the authors should
You can more accurately indicate the number of participants. Watch the action
protest authors must until the end. For example. Once a human rights activist chained
handcuffed to the fence of the city hall. He declared that he would be chained.
until his demands are met. During the action present
Journalists were recorded on photos and videos. When reporters broke up,
The human rights activist undid his keys and went about his business. Opposite
example. After one of the actions, when human rights activists broke up and started
the participants of the picket dispersed, the participants of the action were all detained one by one
law enforcement officers loaded onto a bus and taken to
unknown direction. Therefore, authors must wait for the actual completion.
9. In their work, the authors should be guided, first of all,
personal security, and only then professional duty. If a
you happen to be in a danger zone, you must IMMEDIATELY
leave this zone. Most important to us are your health and life. No
information is not worth your security.
10. The editorial board allows the use of a pseudonym, but only in
extreme cases where the publication of an article may cause
on the author. Journalists working in other media should convince the publishers
cooperate with our magazine. We are not only important article, its theme, style
and professionalism, but also the name of the real author. This inspires confidence with
side of the reader.
Here are the basic rules that we all must follow in order to
the work complied with international standards of work of any professional
Each edition establishes its own submission rules and rules.
We are trying to get rid of many of the clichés of Soviet journalism. For example,
Do not write the abbreviated names of organizations or institutions - "Ministry of Culture",
"Sanitary and Epidemiological Station". When you first mention the name, give it a full spelling,
and if the article has to mention it often, then after the first mention
indicate the abbreviation in brackets, and then use only this abbreviation.
Get rid of the initials at the mention of people's names, for example, M. Iskandarov,
PT Sidorov. Initials create the impression of an official, official document.
Therefore, at the first mention in the article write the full name
(if necessary) and last name. In the future, use only the last name or
name and position, for example, President Karimov or officer Makhmudov.
Although in modern Russian it is customary to write the names of countries, for example,
Turkmenistan or Kyrgyzstan, the editors decided to use
The spelling adopted in these countries is Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan. Follow the
this rule. Get rid of abbreviations like RK - Republic of Kazakhstan,
or KR - Kyrgyz Republic. If necessary, use the article
only once, but always with the full name, then use
abbreviations - Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan. Especially since these are official too.
We do not have clear rules for spelling names of foreign organizations.
or the media. However, we will be grateful for the exact names.
in European languages, for example, Reuters or British Petroleum. Titles
in other languages such as Arabic or Persian may be written
or in Latin transcription, or in Cyrillic.
Main topics of publications
- Civil society (human rights).
The rubric implies the publication of materials relating to the observance of rights
rights, work of law enforcement agencies, courts, holding protests,
in general, everything that is included in the circle of interest of human rights organizations.
- "Geopolitical castle" (geopolitics).
- “Freedom of speech without expressions” (press and authority).
- Interaction. The rubric assumes the description of border problems.
Central Asian countries.
- Islam, security, dissent - on regional security, on
non-governmental and government-banned religious organizations
about persecution for dissent (any), etc.