The editorial team of “Myth Detector” is accountable to the public and is guided by the following documents in the process of fact-checking:
Disciplinary Measures for Violating the Code of Conduct
Violation of the codes of conduct of the Media Development Foundation, Myth Detector, and the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), in particular, specific forms, timeframes and implementation procedures, are regulated by the Labor Regulations Code of the Media Development Foundation (Chapter IX, Article 27). The measures are as follows:
- Verbal warning – in case of accidental misconduct;
- Reprimand – for negligent violation of codes of conduct and non-compliance with labour ethics requirements;
- Financial sanction – in case of gross and/or repeated violations of codes of conduct;
- Termination of the employment contract – in case of deliberate gross violation with prior knowledge of the internal regulations and codes of conduct of the organization and/or after implementing the measures listed above.
The obligation of adherence to the labor regulations code and the code of conduct is stipulated in the employment contacts of the Media Development Foundation.