"[G]enerally on the internet "there are no professional standards, there is no means of redress", Mr Toulmin said.I have done. It looks so much better. But a code of conduct? If you must. Here's my suggestion:
He added: "If you want to see how the newspaper industry would look like if it was unchecked, then look at the internet."
1) Say what you think is true.
2) Don't get paid for it.
I agree doing 2 is making a virtue out of necessity but since this is the state of affairs for most of us, we can rejoice that it allows us to do 1 more effectively.
Oh and to Tim Toulims and Alistair Campbell. Redress? Go fuck yourselves.