The Editorial Guidelines are the BBC's values and standards. They apply to all our content, wherever and however it is received.
Editorial Policy Guidance Notes supplement the Editorial Guidelines, with further explanation of their themes and practical tips.
We shouldn't automatically assume that contributors from other organisations, such as academics, journalists, researchers and representatives of charities are unbiased.Read full article
Mention of all such organisations, therefore, should normally include some context to ensure that the audience clearly understands the relevant organisation’s point of view.
A new edition of the Advertising and Sponsorship Guidelines for BBC Commercial Services has been published, which comes into effect on 1st March 2013.
To create your own mini guides and mark pages you have read.
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.View the latest training module
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