Editorial Policy

The Savannah Herald is committed to delivering accurate, fair, and unbiased news coverage to the Savannah community. This editorial policy outlines the principles that guide our reporting and editorial decisions.

Accuracy and Fairness:

  • We strive for factual accuracy in all our reporting. We verify information from multiple sources whenever possible and correct any errors promptly.
  • We present all sides of an issue fairly and objectively. We avoid sensationalism and bias, and we give voice to a diversity of viewpoints.

Transparency:

  • We are transparent about our editorial process. We clearly differentiate between news articles, editorials, and opinion pieces.
  • We disclose any potential conflicts of interest that may arise in our reporting.

Sources:

  • We rely on credible sources for our information. These include official documents, press releases, interviews with experts and eyewitnesses, and reputable news organizations.
  • We attribute information to its source whenever possible.

Headlines and Photos:

  • Our headlines and photos accurately reflect the content of the article. We avoid misleading or sensational headlines.
  • We use photos ethically and with permission.

Corrections:

  • We take responsibility for any errors in our reporting. We promptly publish corrections and clarifications on our website.

Letters to the Editor:

  • We welcome letters to the editor that express a variety of viewpoints on local issues.
  • Letters must be signed and include the writer’s contact information. We reserve the right to edit letters for length and clarity.

Contact:

We encourage readers to contact us with any questions or concerns about our editorial policy. You can reach us by email at [email protected].

Social Media:

We maintain an active presence on social media platforms. We strive to uphold the same standards of accuracy and fairness on social media as we do in our news coverage.

This editorial policy is subject to change at any time. We will update this page to reflect any changes.

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