At BNN Breaking, our pledge is to deliver honest, fact-based, and unbiased international reporting that you can trust. As trailblazers, guardians, and truth-seekers, our guidelines ensure that our team upholds the highest standards of journalism, maintaining our reputation as a trusted news source.
Our guidelines serve as a blueprint, ensuring content remains consistent, well-researched, and adheres to our principles of journalistic integrity.
This applies to all involved in content creation at BNN Breaking: writers, editors, fact-checkers, contributors, and our global network of correspondents.
3. Accuracy and Fairness
- 3.1 Fact-check all claims, sourcing them from reputable organizations.
- 3.2 Present stories without bias, ensuring all perspectives are fairly represented.
- 3.3 Update stories promptly when more information emerges.
4. Original Content
- 4.1 Produce original content. When referencing, ensure proper attribution.
- 4.2 Plagiarism is unacceptable.
5. Language and Tone
- 5.1 Uphold a neutral, respectful tone.
- 5.2 For auto-translations, ensure original content clarity.
- 5.3 Eschew jargon. Aim for straightforwardness.
- 6.1 Disclose conflicts of interest transparently.
- 6.2 Address errors immediately, noting corrections.
7. Imagery and Multimedia
- 7.1 Utilize accurate and representative multimedia.
- 7.2 Ensure proper credits and permissions.
- 7.3 Refrain from using potentially offensive or misleading media.
8. Comments and Feedback
- 8.1 Encourage audience feedback and error reporting.
- 8.2 Moderate comments to foster respect.
9. Review Process
- 9.1 Content must pass a rigorous review process.
- 9.2 Rejected content will receive feedback for improvement.
10. Training and Updates
- 10.1 Regular training ensures guideline familiarity.
- 10.2 Guidelines will evolve with journalistic standards.
11. Citizen Engagement and Reporting
- 11.1 Champion citizen-powered media. Let the people tell their stories.
- 11.2 Prioritize on-the-ground reporting, immersing audiences in unfiltered, factual narratives.
- 11.3 With correspondents worldwide, aim for rapid, truthful coverage.
12. Ethical Considerations
- 12.1 Avoid conflicts of interest.
- 12.2 Maintain strict news gathering standards.
- 12.3 Prioritize addressing societal issues and promoting positive change through reporting.
13. Adherence to Founding Principles
- 13.1 Stay committed to our founder’s vision of promoting progress with integrity-driven reporting.
- 13.2 Maintain a clear focus on empowering individuals with factual news, aiding them in making informed decisions.
14. Expanding Reach and Community
- 14.1 Welcome community contributions, emphasizing diverse and inclusive information.
- 14.2 Reward credible content creators, emphasizing transparency.
- 14.3 Foster a crowdsourced, democratic information ecosystem.
Thank you for adhering to BNN Breaking’s Editorial Guidelines. Upholding these standards ensures our audience remains informed, empowered, and connected to the global community.