Editorial Guidelines

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Guidelines

The Editorial Guidelines are the BBC's values and standards. They apply to all our content, wherever and however it is received.

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Guidance

Editorial Policy Guidance Notes supplement the Editorial Guidelines, with further explanation of their themes and practical tips.

Editorial Policy Meeting

Use of Social Media

Following the January 2015 Editorial Policy meeting, here’s a reminder of the guidance on On Air Use of Social Media.

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It should be clear to users whether a site is a "BBC" page or a "personal" page

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Training Modules

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Find out more about the Editorial Guidelines with the BBC Academy. Five new short modules have been added on crime, polls and surveys, partnerships and competitions - joining the existing modules explaining Accuracy, Impartiality, Strong Language, Violence, Secret Recording, Consent, Children and many other issues.

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