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    Corrections Policy

    1. Corrections.

    The Highest and Primary Obligation of Ethical Journalism is to Serve the Public

    The team at Your Content strives to provide honest and accurate news stories. In the event that incorrect information is provided, we encourage you to reach out with further statements, insights, and other information. Below, you will find our full policy on story corrections

    2. Defining a Correction.

    Original Media Group Corporation Corrections Policy

    § 2.1. Disclosure Requirements.

    Any change made to a page. Changes may include adding additional information, correcting a false or misleading statement, including a statement from an involved party to provide their own viewpoint, or the removal of content or an entire story because of news that has been proven false.

    § 2.2. Additional Information.

    Any change made to a page. Changes may include adding additional information, correcting a false or misleading statement, including a statement from an involved party to provide their own viewpoint, or the removal of content or an entire story because of news that has been proven false.

    3. Correcting a False or Misleading Statement.

    Original Media Group Corporation Corrections Policy

    In the event that a quote or piece of information is false or misleading, we will update the statement or remove information from the article. Our policy is to note the inclusion, removal, or change of statements within the article.

    4. Providing a Third-Party Viewpoint (Request for Comment).

    Original Media Group Corporation Corrections Policy

    If an organization or person is involved in a news story and they would like to provide their own retort or share additional information we will update the story to include the “Update:” or similar moniker along with the provided statement.

    5. Removal of Content & Stories.

    Original Media Group Corporation Corrections Policy

    In the event that a fact is proven false with additional information, Your Content will immediately remove the false content from the posted story. If an entire story is proven to be false, Your Content will provide any involved parties with two options.

    § 5.1. Removals.

    In the event that a fact is proven false with additional information, Your Content will immediately remove the false content from the posted story. If an entire story is proven to be false, Your Content will provide any involved parties with two options.

    § 5.1(a): The complete removal of the content from the website; or
    § 5.1(b): A written retraction posted on the same URL, notifying readers about the retraction and the reason for retracting.

    § 5.2. Transparency.

    In every case, we believe in being fully transparent with our readers and will update any publicly facing channels as needed to alert them to changes, additions, and removal of stories posted on Your Content.

    § 5.3. Correction Notice.

    For corrections to or the addition of substantive facts that meaningfully change the story, a correction notice should be placed at the end of the article after the story has been updated. You should also get approval from your deputy editor. Once the correction has been made, notice of the correction should be sent to all global editions.

    6. Social Media Correction Policy.

    Original Media Group Corporation Corrections Policy

    Your Content works with its writers and editors to update stories via our social media channels as deemed necessary. If a social message was shared and the focus of a story is changed, a retraction is issued, or any other pertinent updates are made, we will work to ensure our social followers are made aware of those changes to the best of our abilities.

    7. Submitting Correction Request.

    Original Media Group Corporation Corrections Policy

    Telephone

    833-336-8013

    1000 Sandy Hill Road, Suite 130
    Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401

    When submitting a Correction Request, please i) provide the story headline to the newsroom call taker and note it's for a correction; ii) additional information may be request (e-mail or phone) for a reporter to return your call and/or request.

    PUBLISHED: APR 9, 2020

    MODIFIED: MAY 14, 2021
    MODIFIED: AUG. 14, 2021

    Modification(s)
    Aug. 14, 2021: The Code of Ethics template was updated to reflect Your Content Version XIV rebranding. The Code of Ethics itself was not changed.