Handout: Foundations of journalism: Policy, procedure, guideline
- Legal Considerations:
- Ethical Considerations:
- Terms to define (include definitions):
- Precedent(s) if applicable:
- Proposed wording:
- Look at the wording of the procedure or guideline. Highlight any red flag words or phrases. Circle any unclear information. Box any other problems.
- Is this a procedure or guideline? (circle)
- Compare what you’ve written with a sample policy addressing the same topic. Write the policy name here:
- What is similar?
- What is different?
- What changes should be made? Rewrite as needed.