Our Values

 

Our Values Countering Misinformation, Disinformation, Credibility, Accountability & Trust
Police Hour has a commitment to countering fake news and misinformation

Our Values

Misinformation

We’ll ensure our content is accurate, honest and written with integrity and is free from disinformation. Put simply we don’t write Fake News. If we get it wrong and publish disinformation or Fake News we ensure it is recorded within Corrections and Clarifications.

Credibility

We’ll not intentionally publish and repeatedly publish misinformation, We’ll always fact check the credibility of our content usually by credible reliable sources such as Police Press Team & Government Agencies. We’ll always ensure our content is verified by two independent sources before we go ahead and publish content.

We will ensure we always gather our content responsibility and publish that content within a fair and accurate way. If we make a mistake we’ll ensure we are open and transparent about making these. We’ll always make clear the difference between News and opinion to ensure this cannot be deemed as misinformation.

We will avoid deceptive headlines and will not include content that is clickbait, false information or significantly sensationalize our headlines so that it does not reflect the story we are telling.

We’ll also ensure the same applies within relation to our in-house produced video content in relation to our commitment to credibility.

Our Values If we get it wrong and share misinformation or disinformation contact us we'll put it right as part of our values
If we get it wrong or you have a concern about the content we have published help us put it right by contacting our editorial team.

Accountability

by ensuring we are a transparent media we are demonstrating that we are accountable for the content we produce, ensuring we provide content that is trustworthy and can be relied upon as a valid source of content. By ensuring our team names are displayed next to the content along with ownership details of Police Hour.

We ensure we are accountable by ensuring we run a fair complaints system shall you believe we need to make corrections or amendments to our content because it is inaccurate and we will ensure we keep a public log of these errors, amendments and corrections.

We provide our readers with clear channels of communications to ensure they are able to reach us when they need us especially if Police Hour have gotten it wrong.

our vales mean we share non-political media that always support the front line

Supporting Policing

Police Hour is a non-political site, we do not write our content with a political motive or agender. We write our content with a reflection of what is happening within policing within the front line, with a reflection of what officers are telling us.

We will write our content where possible in a way and an editorial style that supports policing but stays balanced and always promises to tell the truth. If the Police get it wrong we won’t be afraid to provide content on that but we will ensure we try and remain positive where possible.

Our Aim 

Is to provide crime and policing news that people can trust, we want to be the most trusted crime and policing media org, by being honest, credible and accountable we’ll provide balanced factual news to our readers.

We aim to ensure our media org is positive of policing across the UK and is free from misinformation.

Our Promise

“We will tell you the news that may be controversial, it will be balanced & not sensationalised. We’ll try and remain positive within our content and support of policing but we won’t be afraid to tell the truth”

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