This is a curated list of public-facing social media policies available in the Australia; Britain; Canada; Ireland, Italy, Spain and the U.S.
This page is intended to help newsrooms and educators inform new and student journalists of best practices around social media.
*The guidelines must be publicly available online to be included*
Associated Press Exhaustive and excellent – particularly on retweets. Bookmark
BBC In a nutshell: “Don’t do anything stupid.”
BuzzFeed First to include “selfie” advice!
CBC Canada Updated 2017
CAJ Canada Last updated 2011
ESPN Must for aspiring sports journos Updated 2017
Globe and Mail Updated 2017
IPSO UK Independent Press Standards Organization Updated 2016
New York Times Updated 2017
NPR Comprehensive and clear.
PRISA, Spain. In Spanish 🙂
RTÉ Updated 2013 – very general guidance – unlikely to be full staff version
SKY News 2014/2015