Fact Check Policy

Punjab Bytes News Network (hereinafter referred to as “Punjab Bytes” / “We” / “Us” / “Ours”) would like to inform you of the care and warning we take to ensure the proper accuracy of our content. , which is covered by our Examination Policy.

Appropriate accuracy in all Our Content

In any journalism field, the trust of its audience is a very important factor. Trust can only be gained and strengthened on the basis of accurate, fair and balanced reporting. It is important that we remain committed to finding the right accuracy in all of our content as best we can. Our understanding of ‘correct accuracy’ is that accuracy is not only of the required standard but also satisfactory. Factors such as the title and nature of the information provided, audience expectations etc. they are also considered by Us in order to obtain the correct accuracy. We strive to provide the most accurate account supported by specific media stakeholders in every single news report. We investigate claims with skepticism, thought-provoking questions, and challenge common sense. We value areas of uncertainty, which will remain despite our best efforts to resolve them. However, the firmness required to test knowledge of soft and solid issues varies. For example, the necessary resources for a constructive story about an NGO’s work may differ from that of an investigator.

We adhere to the guidelines below to ensure the proper accuracy of our Content:

We guarantee that any of our broadcasts are available from a reliable source, based on tangible and proven evidence. In the event of a lack of direct resources, We have been authorized to have the news posted on the platform where it was taken. We attempt to substantiate any claims or allegations or information reported to government officials or anyone else, we believe, you have more than enough reason to provide an account of the event’s authenticity. Therefore, we are entitled to and request such information, including claims or allegations, which we cannot prove. We stand by the information we publish and take it seriously. If proven otherwise, we change the news / information item as soon as possible and Ensure that we properly inform our readers of the changes made to such topic / information. We understand that our audience ‘trust in Us is very important. Therefore, it is our intention that we do not know the person, and that we do not edit any information or disclose any information that has been made as authentic content. In addition, where major errors occur, we acknowledge them publicly and ensure that they are corrected in a timely manner in a clear and appropriate manner. We ensure that the public is given the opportunity to report any inaccuracies or errors on our Website using the “Suggest Correction” section provided at the end of all Our reports submitted and published on Our Website. The primary function of Our journalists is to report, write, and verify news / information / news facts. In fact, our stories are subject to scrutiny at many levels, including the internal process of verifying solid truth where complete diligence is made throughout the episode and reviewed by one or more of our editors. It needs to be clarified that the editors of the editors who review the stories that preceded their publication on the website vary and depend on various factors such as the complexity and sensitivity of the content, as well as the time pressures. If there are any suspicions, We ensure that we reach all the parties involved. We then independently verify the information in question and the information provided in order to obtain the most accurate result.

Our Content Discovery Information

We get information very accurately by following the guidelines provided: Verify each information with at least two sources. If there is only one source, the reliability of the source is guaranteed by what the person says. Look at documentary evidence in all cases as often as possible, rather than relying solely on human resources. When conducting a survey, it is our responsibility to provide information on how the information was collected and how the data was interpreted. In the unlikely event that Our data does not lead to accurate information, We transmit the conflict to the audience as soon as possible. The goal is to get accurate information first and foremost instead of making it public first and then dealing with any doubts. Always make efforts to capture and communicate with the record and participants with information / news. Explain why the source is unknown when using an anonymous source depending on the circumstances, and work with such resources to provide students with as much information as possible so that students can assess the reliability of the sources. Share information about sources with our editors to get them (editors and journalists) to check if the relevant information is suitable for use and how it can be used. The conversation between the journalist and the editor should be reflected in anonymous quotes. . Have brief discussions with sources on how to use the information provided by them, especially when sources do not have the necessary information to communicate with the media. Specify the source ‘s expectations on keeping information “off the record”, and / or “behind”, and / or other cases as such terms may have different meanings to different people. Give people the right to respond.