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Ethics Policy

 


Conflict of Interest

We do not:
• accept advertising from politicians, political candidates, lobbyists, or political or activist groups;
• accept donations or gifts – of any kind – from politicians, political candidates, lobbyists, or political or activist groups;
• accept news leads from anyone in exchange for favors of any kind;
• suppress stories when they involve acquaintances of those who may have donated or advertised with The Gunpowder Gazette. (We cannot and will not allow this to interfere with our reporting.)

Fairness

We do:
• make every effort to get all sides of a story;
• correct any known errors in our reporting publicly and in a timely manner;
• strive for accuracy and objectivity;
• fact-check and vet our sources prior to publishing;
• seek out diverse viewpoints.

We do not:
• favor or diminish any political party, ethnic group, socioeconomic group, religious group, community or persons;
• knowingly omit publishable and relevant facts;
• knowingly ignore context.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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