10.1. Processes for Ensuring Accuracy
The Media Outlet shall have internal rules with a systematic editorial process to make sure that the content is accurate and the Editorial Guidelines are adhered to. This may include the verification process for the content and the role of editorial oversight.
Do you have internal rules and a systematic editorial process to ensure the accuracy of your content?Yes
Do you have internal rules and a systematic editorial process to ensure that the Editorial Guidelines are adhered to?Yes
Do you have a verification process for content and the role of editorial oversight?Yes
10.2. Process Review
There shall be a mechanism for the periodic review of the editorial processes to ensure that they are in compliance with the Editorial Guidelines and that the accountability processes are effective and being used to support them.
Do you have a mechanism for periodic review of the effectiveness of the implementation of your Editorial Guidelines in your editorial processes?Yes
Is your accountability mechanism (internal or external) subject to periodic review?Yes
10.3. Statistics and External Content
Statistics and external photographs/video/audio content should be sourced and verified.
Do your Editorial Guidelines require that statistics should be sourced and verified?Yes
Do your Editorial Guidelines require that external photographs/video/audio content should be sourced and verified?Yes
10.4. Identification of Journalists, Agencies
Principle and secondary authors should be identified, or if not, then recorded via publishing mechanisms, so that this information can be accessed if there is a query. This includes any news agency material subscribed to by the Media Outlet. Any details of individuals should be subject to the legal requirements of data protection and security considerations.
Are the Individual Journalists (including external sources) identified, for example through a byline, or recorded in publishing mechanism so that this information can be accessed?Yes
Is all News Agency material used by the Media Outlet recorded and tracked?Yes
10.5. Location Reporting
In news reporting, it should be clear to any reader or audience where a report is being written from, and if it includes location reporting. Where location reporting is constrained due to the mechanism or conditions of the facilitation this should be identified, e.g. an embed with an official army or independent travel with local militias. This may also include occasions where the reporting has been facilitated by a commercial, NGO or governmental organisation and labelling is necessary for transparency.
Is location reporting identified in your content?Yes
Do your Editorial Guidelines ensure that any constraint on location reporting be explained in the report or in the context of its publication?Yes
Do your Editorial Guidelines require transparency where a location report has been facilitated by an external body?Yes
10.6. Automatically Generated Content
News content generated, wholly or partly, automatically by means of algorithmic processes (such as but not limited to text generating systems, bots or artificial intelligence) shall be clearly indicated.
Do you publish any content that is automatically generated?No
10.7. Algorithmic Dissemination and Curation
A Media Outlet shall indicate its policy on the use of algorithms for news content dissemination or curation and its adherence to best practice requirements from regulatory or advisory bodies.
Do you use any algorithms for the dissemination or curation of content?No
10.8. Treatment of Explicit Content
Editorial processes shall ensure the ethically appropriate treatment of violent and explicit content, of content which features children or other vulnerable people, and of live content.