Prudence Journal Editorial Policy
- Mission and Values:
PJ News Media (Prudence Journal) is dedicated to delivering objective high-quality, verified, and real-time news in a contemporary and simplified manner. We are committed to providing accurate, unbiased, and easily understandable information across various categories, including business & economy, lifestyle, politics, science & tech, and sports.
- Content Guidelines:
We publish news articles, features, and opinion pieces that are relevant to our chosen categories. Our content aims to inform, engage, and resonate with our audience.
- Quality Standards:
We maintain rigorous standards for accuracy, research, and fact-checking. Our content is well-researched and credible, ensuring that our readers can trust the information we provide.
- Ethical Considerations:
Plagiarism is strictly prohibited. We require proper attribution and referencing of sources. We adhere to strict guidelines for citing credible sources and ensuring originality in our content.
- Editorial Process:
Our editorial process involves brainstorming, pitching, editing, fact-checking, and final approval stages. Each article goes through a thorough review to ensure accuracy, clarity, and consistency.
- Tone and Style:
We maintain a contemporary and simplified style that is easily accessible to a wide audience. Our tone is objective, respectful and informative, avoiding sensationalism or bias.
- Bias and Fairness:
PJ News is committed to presenting a balanced perspective on all topics. Our content is free from political, cultural, and personal biases, ensuring that our readers receive fair and accurate information.
- Citing Sources:
We follow news specific citation style or guideline that are tailored to publication needs and preferences, requiring all sources to be properly credited. Hyperlinks to original sources are provided or embedded wherever possible to offer readers direct access to more information.
- Comment and Feedback Policy:
We encourage respectful and constructive reader comments. Comments are subject to moderation to maintain a positive and productive discourse. Hateful or offensive comments are not tolerated.
- Corrections and Updates:
If errors are identified, we promptly correct them and acknowledge the corrections at the bottom of the relevant articles. We believe in transparency and accountability.
- Diversity and Inclusion:
PJ News is dedicated to representing diverse perspectives and voices. We actively seek content that reflects various backgrounds, cultures, and viewpoints.
- Advertising and Sponsored Content:
We aim to strike a balance between user experience and advertising. Sponsored content is clearly marked as such, and we limit the number of advertisements to prevent information overload and ad fatigue. We also provide our audience the option of subscribing for an ad free experience wherever possible.
- Conflicts of Interest:
We maintain transparency regarding any potential conflicts of interest. Our writers and editors are required to disclose any affiliations that might impact their content.
- Legal Considerations:
We respect copyright laws and adhere to fair use principles. Our content does not infringe on intellectual property rights, and we take privacy and libel concerns seriously.
- Editorial Independence:
PJ News operates with complete editorial independence. We are not influenced by external parties, ensuring the integrity and objectivity of our content.
- Feedback and Accountability:
We value reader feedback and take it seriously. We are accountable to our readers and continuously strive to improve our content, presentation, and user experience.
- Training and Onboarding:
All team members and contributors are briefed on our editorial policy to ensure uniform understanding and adherence.
- Contact Information:
Readers can contact us with inquiries, feedback, or concerns through our dedicated contact channels.
- Regular Review:
This editorial policy will be reviewed periodically to ensure it aligns with our mission and values and addresses the needs of our evolving audience.