Authoring Guidelines

  • Please respect copyright and DO NOT post an entire article.
  • Please DO NOT post ANY content that is not publicly visible due to a paywall or any other subscription service.
  • Please do not editorialize through tags. Tags are meant to be generic. Tags are subject to moderator approval and/or removal.
  • Please include a featured image for your post.
  • All of the Rules of Engagement in our Guidelines apply to posts as well.
  • No vulgarity (unless part of a news article in which case it may be censored)
  • Once published, any desired changes must be submitted to a moderator in the comments section or in The Den.
  • All posts are subject to approval and/or editing by our moderators.
  • Moderators are authorized to shut down OPs that violate channel guidelines on permissible behavior.
  • Breaking News :
    • Pick an article published within the last 2 days.
    • Article must not be racist, bigoted, homophobic, transphobic, or sexist.
    • Post the exact title of the article.
    • Paste the article URL into the provided box.
    • Personal blogs are not considered “news” sites. We do not permit promotion of personal sites.
    • Youtube videos or a Twitter post that are in the article are allowed.
    • No personal opinions. Please reserve those for the comment section.
    • If there is no usable image available from within your article then please just google the title for an alternative one that fits the article.
    • Please do not try to editorialize your OP with a meme or graphic that can be construed as violating the original author’s intent or copyright.
    • Editors reserve the right to truncate or modify OPs that do not meet with Guideline compliance.
  • Religion :
    • Please ensure that your topic is religious in nature.
    • Please clearly state the purpose for your post.
    • Please pose a question that people can discuss.
    • Religion posts must not be vulgar or inflammatory (as per the discretion of the moderators)
  • Profile in Courage :
    • No satire allowed in this category
    • This category is for honoring those who serve
  • Perspectives :
    • Only registered authors with Breaking News & Religion may author their own opinion pieces for the Perspectives section through our backend publishing system. Please submit your request here if you wish to be an author on this site.
    • Authors: Please ensure that you check both the box for the subcategory AS WELL as the Perspectives parent category
    • Perspectives posts must not be vulgar or inflammatory (as per the discretion of the moderators)

Updated: 21 May 2020 ~ Løki