TORONTO 99 EDITORIAL STANDARDS AND POLICIES
- False content: Toronto 99 does not publish false information. If any information on the website is brought to the owner’s attention and found to be false, it will be corrected immediately and a note will added to the bottom of the article.
- Presenting information responsibly: Toronto 99 strives to provide fair and accurate reporting. Toronto 99 articles reference multiple sources, with an emphasis on those that present direct, firsthand information on the subject or event or from credible second hand news sources. All relevant context is added to the article to prevent distortion of facts. Each article contains at least one link to a high-quality source such as a police department, research institution, or a government website.
- Errors and corrections: Articles will be corrected and / or modified immediately if any of the information is found to be false, with a note clearly added to the bottom of the page.
- Separating news from opinion: All articles contain news without opinion, unless the article is labelled as “opinion / analysis.” These articles contain a mix of news and opinion. While Toronto 99 strives to separate the opinions of its authors from the published material, it caters to an audience with predominantly conservative views.
- Avoiding deceptive headlines: Toronto 99 does not publish headlines that include false information, significantly sensationalize, or distort what is actually in the story. Toronto 99 will often add a bit of sensationalism to the headlines, in order to stay competitive in the headline economy, but we strive to keep them reflective of the material contained in the article.
- Ownership and financing: This website is owned and financed by Mark Slapinski. Toronto 99 does not receive any grants or outside funding. Toronto 99 is not affiliated with any political parties or special interest groups.
- Advertising: Toronto 99 makes money via advertising. All ads are clearly labelled. Toronto 99 does not accept submissions from PR companies, nor does it disguise ads as articles.