International social media guidelines for journalists

This is a curated list of public-facing social media policies available in Australia; Britain; Canada; Italy and the U.S. It is also a work-in-progress and updates will be tweeted as I add more guidelines.

*The guidelines must be available online to be included*

ABC Australia Exhaustive and excellent.

Agence France Presse Seems outdated on the separate accounts information but some good advice on security.

The Associated Press Exhaustive and excellent – particularly on retweets. Bookmark.

BBC  UK In a nutshell: “Don’t do anything stupid.”

BuzzFeed First policy here to list a “selfie” section.

CAJ Canada One for the NUJ, SPJ, MEAA, EPMU etc to emulate.

CBC Canada More about damage to the brand than a guide for journos.

ESPN Must for aspiring sports journos Updated 2017 

IPSO UK Independent Press Standards Organization Updated 2016

La Stampa, Italy In Italian. 🙂 English translation (Thank you to Alessandro Cappai)

LA Times Last updated 2009.

The New York Times Updated 2017

NPR Guidelines Comprehensive and clear.

PRISA, Spain. In Spanish 🙂

Reuters Some English humor in this doc!

RTDNA V good but could do with update.

Washington Post Great resource.