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Citizen Journalism Publishing Standards
First Posted: 04- 7-09 11:57 AM | Updated: 04-14-09 09:26 PM
All published pieces must meet certain editorial standards. You can help expedite the publishing process by following a few simple guidelines:
1) JUST THE FACTS
Stick to what you directly observe when reporting a story - never invent details or embellish facts.
Be stingy with your use of modifiers and adjectives - don't exaggerate or heighten the details. You're not writing a novel; you're reporting an event or situation as it really happened.
Interviews conducted by phone or in person will be an essential part of every story - after all, you're not writing an essay but reporting on an event...LAGI...