Your work must be:
- Original– You must have the right to distribute the content you publish. Copyrighted materials to which you do not have the rights are strictly prohibited.
- Noncommercial– you aren’t trying to sell anything, make people click or collect email addresses.
- News– concerning world events and developments.
- True– must be completely accurate and unadultered
- Suggestioned stories: personal, local and firsthand accounts of events you witnessed yourself. Issues that matter to a specific, defined region or community.
The following things are STRICTLY FORBIDDEN on MeroSamachar.com:
- Unoriginal work. Shortcut: if you didn’t make it, don’t post it. Don’t copy from a blog or forum. More examples below…
- – Articles from other news sites. Articles, images or videos that are not your original work will be deleted immediately.
- – “Purchased” articles. There are websites that sell the rights to articles for reprint–GroundReport will not publish these articles. Again, all your posts must be original work– even if you own the rights.
- Pornography, hate and obscenity. Anything sexual or hateful in nature or using gratuitously using strong language and expletives will be removed.
- Commercial articles, advertisements and press releases. Anything linking to an affiliate or trying to sell something is strictly forbidden.
Taken from GroundReport
Journalism Crash Course:
Citizen Journalism is a great way to establish your portfolio if you are a journalism student. Read the following article to get started: