Fact Check Policy
Welcome to Karnataka Times! We take our commitment to accuracy and truthfulness seriously. Our Fact Check Policy outlines our approach to verifying information and ensuring the reliability of the content we publish.
1. Commitment to Accuracy
At Karnataka Times, we are dedicated to providing accurate and credible information to our readers. We strive to uphold the highest standards of journalistic integrity and transparency.
2. Fact-Checking Process
2.1 Initial Verification
Before publishing any news or information, our journalists follow a thorough verification process. This involves checking multiple sources to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information.
We cross-verify information using reputable sources, official statements, and expert opinions. This process helps in eliminating inaccuracies and presenting a well-rounded and factual account.
2.3 Expert Consultation
In cases where specialized knowledge is required, our journalists consult with relevant experts to verify the accuracy of the information.
3. Corrections and Updates
If, despite our best efforts, inaccuracies are identified after publication, we are committed to correcting the information promptly. Corrections will be made transparently, and the nature of the correction will be clearly communicated.
4. Fact Check Transparency
To maintain transparency with our readers, we may publish dedicated fact-check articles addressing misinformation or debunking false claims. These articles will provide a detailed explanation of the fact-checking process and the evidence supporting our conclusions.
5. Reader Contributions
We encourage our readers to bring potential inaccuracies or misinformation to our attention. If you believe a piece of information needs fact-checking, please contact our editorial team at [email protected].
6. Editorial Independence
Our fact-checking process is guided by principles of editorial independence. Fact-checking decisions are based on objective analysis and are not influenced by external pressures.
7. Corrections Request
If you believe that there is an error in our content that requires correction, please contact us at [email protected]. Provide the URL of the article and a detailed explanation of the perceived error.
8. Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Fact Check Policy, please contact us at [email protected].
9. Updates to Fact Check Policy
Karnataka Times reserves the right to update or change this Fact Check Policy at any time. The latest version will be posted on this page.
Thank you for trusting Karnataka Times as your reliable source of news and information.