Editorial Policy

Effective Date: March 4, 2024

This Editorial Policy outlines the principles and procedures that guide content creation and editorial decision-making at The Jaisalmer News (“we,” “us,” or “our”). This policy ensures our content adheres to high journalistic standards and reflects our commitment to providing accurate, fair, and relevant information to our readers.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to deliver high-quality journalism that informs, engages, and empowers our readers. We strive to be a trusted source of news and information, promoting public understanding of critical issues in Jaisalmer and beyond.

Core Values:

  • Accuracy: We are committed to providing accurate and verifiable information. We thoroughly fact-check all content before publication and hold ourselves accountable for any errors. Corrections will be made promptly and transparently.
  • Fairness: We present all sides of an issue fairly and objectively, giving a voice to diverse perspectives while upholding journalistic integrity. We avoid stating opinions as facts or using inflammatory language.
  • Objectivity: We strive to maintain objectivity in our reporting. We clearly distinguish between facts and opinions, using attribution and evidence to support our reporting.
  • Transparency: We are transparent about our editorial process and sources. We disclose any potential conflicts of interest and identify sponsored content clearly.
  • Respect: We treat all individuals with respect, regardless of their background, beliefs, or opinions. We avoid discriminatory or offensive language.

Content Standards:

  • Relevance: We focus on content that is relevant and newsworthy to our readers in Jaisalmer and surrounding areas.
  • Originality: We prioritize original content based on thorough research and interviews. We may also provide commentary and analysis on existing news, ensuring it adheres to our editorial values.
  • Citations and Attribution: We properly cite all sources and attribute information to its rightful owner.
  • Grammar and Style: We maintain high standards for grammar, spelling, and style, ensuring clarity and professionalism in our writing.
  • Headlines and Summaries: Headlines and summaries accurately reflect the content of the article, avoiding sensationalism or misleading information.
  • Images and Videos: We use images and videos ethically and responsibly, ensuring they are accurately depicted and captioned. We obtain permission for using any copyrighted material.
  • Social Media: We use social media platforms to share our content and engage with our readers. We adhere to responsible practices and avoid spreading misinformation or engaging in harmful discussions.

Editorial Process:

  • Pitching and Selection: We welcome content pitches from writers and contributors. All pitches are reviewed based on relevance, quality, and alignment with our editorial values.
  • Research and Fact-checking: All content undergoes a thorough research and fact-checking process before publication.
  • Editing and Review: All content passes through multiple editing and review stages to ensure accuracy, clarity, and adherence to our editorial standards.
  • Publication and Distribution: Content is published on the website and distributed through various channels, including social media.

Feedback and Corrections:

We encourage readers to provide feedback on our content. Please contact us at [email protected] to report any errors, inaccuracies, or concerns about our editorial practices. We will address all concerns promptly and consider feedback for improvement.

Changes to this Editorial Policy:

We may update this Editorial Policy from time to time. We will notify readers of any changes by posting the updated policy on the website. We encourage readers to review this policy periodically for any updates.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions about this Editorial Policy, please contact us at [email protected].

This Editorial Policy reflects our commitment to responsible journalism and the highest ethical standards. We believe in providing our readers with accurate, unbiased, and informative content that serves the public interest.