Media Outlet The Rocky Mountain Collegian Legal Entity Rocky Mountain Student Media Corp Date of first publication 11/01/2023 Date of Latest Change 05/01/2023

17. Training

17.1. Training in Editorial Guidelines

A Media Outlet should have a structured mechanism to ensure that its employees or operators have full training in journalism principles, Editorial Guidelines and the demands laid down by legal and ethical compliance.

Does your Media Outlet have a training programme for editorial staff that includes sections on the Editorial Guidelines and other legal and ethical issues?


17.2. Continuous Training

Its training process should be continuous to ensure content creators, including technical staff developing new editorial tools, are fully acquainted with changes in relevant laws or ethical requirements.

Is there refresher training available for significant changes in the law or guidelines?


17.3. Support and Advice

A Media Outlet should provide a support structure to ensure all its employees feel they can seek expert advice when necessary, for example when reporting court or legal proceedings.

Does your staff have expert advice available for consultation when dealing with legal and compliance issues?