SAMPLE Ethics Policy

Sample Ethics Policy

We adhere to a set of journalistic principles to ensure fairness, transparency and accuracy.


1) Fairness. We clearly label opinion pieces and give people, companies or organizations that are publicly accused or criticized a chance to respond before we publish those criticisms or accusations We make a genuine and reasonable effort to contact them and if they decline to comment, we say so.


2) Accuracy. Our reporting is fact-based, non-partisan and accurate. When we make a mistake, whether in fact or in context, we correct it promptly and in a transparent manner, acknowledging the nature of the error.


3) Transparency. We’re clear with readers about our funding and revenue sources. We clearly label advertising and sponsored content. Readers can easily find out who we are and how to get in touch with us. All content is bylined.


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