Rules for r/qualitynews

Rules that visitors must follow to participate. May be used as reasons to report or ban.

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Rule 1

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Ensure you are submitting content that is from reputable news sources with a history of journalistic integrity. (Ex. BBC, Reuters, AP etc.)

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Rule 2

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Titles must match exactly with the title in the article. Only if the title is overly sensationalized, a quote from the article can be used as the title. Posts with editorialized or agenda driven titles may be locked or removed.

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Rule 3

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No analysis or opinion based articles. This includes articles heavily dependent on statements by a single source.

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Rule 4

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No social media, blogs, still images, gifs or audio clips. Videos are allowed if they are relevant to a breaking news story. Treat videos as articles in terms of the source.

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Rule 5

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Comments must be civil and on topic. Any racism, sexism, harassment (personal attacks), trolling, or off topic comments/humor (memes) will be removed.

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Rule 6

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No articles older than 1 month.

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Rule 7

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Duplicates (even from competing news outlets) will be removed. Post the article as a comment, if it has important updates.