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THE BBC'S EDITORIAL VALUES
Introduction
Editorial Values
BBC Charter and Agreement
2.
USING THE GUIDELINES
Introduction
Roles and Responsibilities
Principles and Practices
Editorial Justification
Guidance
Other Sources of Advice
3.
ACCURACY
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Gathering Material
Finding Contributors
Note Taking
Avoiding Misleading Audiences
Managing Online Content
Checking Programmes
Correcting Mistakes
4.
IMPARTIALITY
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Breadth and Diversity of Opinion
Controversial Subjects
News, Current Affairs and Factual Output
Drama, Entertainment and Culture
Contentious Views and Possible Offence
Consensus, Campaigns and Scrutiny
Elections and Referendums
Impartiality in Series and Over Time
Personal View Content
5.
HARM AND OFFENCE
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Audience Expectations
Content Information
The Watershed and Scheduling for TV, Radio and Online
Live Output
Language
Violence
Intimidation and Humiliation
Nudity
Sex
Portrayal
Alcohol, Smoking, Solvent Abuse and Illegal Drugs
Suicide, Attempted Suicide, Self-Harm and Eating Disorders
Imitative Behaviour
Tragic Events
Hypnotism, Exorcism, the Occult and the Paranormal
Flashing Images, Strobing and Images of Very Brief Duration
Acquired Programmes
6.
FAIRNESS, CONTRIBUTORS AND CONSENT
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Contributors and Informed Consent
Anonymity
Contributors, Access Agreements and Editorial Independence
Deception
Intimidation and Humiliation
Right of Reply
Refusals to Take Part
Portrayal of Real People in Drama
Safety and Welfare of Contributors
7.
PRIVACY
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Privacy and Consent
Secret Recording
Webcams
CCTV, Third Party Webcams and Other Material from Outside Sources
Doorstepping
Tag-Along Raids
Reporting Death, Suffering and Distress
Personal Information
8.
REPORTING CRIME AND ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Reporting Crime
Dealing with Criminals and Perpetrators of Anti-Social Behavoiur
Dealing with Witnesses and Victims of Crime
Investigations into Crime and Anti-Social Behavoiur
9.
CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AS CONTRIBUTORS
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Safeguarding the Welfare of Under 18s
Informed Consent for Children and Young People
The Impact of a Contribution
10.
POLITICS, PUBLIC POLICY AND POLLS
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Reporting UK Political Parties
Political Interviews and Contributions
Parliamentary Broadcasting
Political Broadcasts
Elections
Opinion Polls, Surveys and Votes
11.
WAR, TERROR AND EMERGENCIES
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Accuracy and Impartiality
Identifying Victims
Demonstrations, Disturbances and Riots
Staged Events
Threats and Hoaxes
Hijacking, Kidnapping, Hostage Taking and Sieges
National Security and Counter Terrorism
Hostile Environments, High Risk Activities and Events
12.
RELIGION
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Practices
13.
RE-USE AND REVERSIONING
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
General
Accuracy Issues
Fairness, Consent and Privacy Issues
Harm and Offence Issues
Syndication and Distribution on Non-BBC Channels and Spaces
Requests for BBC Material from Third Parties
14.EDITORIAL INTEGRITY AND INDEPENDENCE FROM EXTERNAL INTERESTS
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Product Placement
Product Prominence
Free and Reduced Cost Facilities, Products and Services
Online Links to Third Party Websites
Logos and Credits Online
BBC Commercial Channels, Services and Products
Game Shows
Advertising and the BBC Brand
BBC Support Services
15.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
News and Current Affairs
Other Output Areas
External Activities
Declaration of Personal Interests
Personal Benefits
On-air Talent, Commercial Advertising, Promotional Activity and Endorsements
Talent or Agent-owned Independent Production Companies
16.
EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS AND FUNDING
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Funding from BBC Commercial Services, the Open University and Co-Productions
Co-Funding
Ticket Sales, Makeovers, Location and Production Initiatives, Public Value Partnerships, Sponsored BBC On-Air Events, Sponsored Awards
BBC Off-Air Events
Joint Editorial Initiatives and Events
Sponsored Third Party Events
The National Lottery
Charities
17.
INTERACTING WITH OUR AUDIENCES
Introduction
Principles
Mandatory Referrals
Competitions
Voting
Awards
Pre-recorded or Repeated Programmes
Prizes
The Interactivity Technical Advice and Contracts Unit (ITACU)
Telephone Services
Game Shows and Quizzes
Talent Shows and Programmes Offering Life Changing Opportunities
Phone-in Programmes, User Generated Content Online, Mobile Content, Games and Interactive TV
18.
THE LAW
Introduction
Mandatory Referrals
General
Defamation
Privacy
Contempt
Victims of Sexual Offences
Other Reporting Restrictions
Children and the Law
Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Rights
Data Protection Act
19.
ACCOUNTABILITY
Principles
BBC Trust
Ofcom
Feedback and Complaints
20.
APPENDIX 1: THE OFCOM BROADCASTING CODE
21.APPENDIX 2: CODE OF CONDUCT FOR COMPETITIONS AND VOTES
22.APPENDIX 3: STATEMENT OF POLICY ON ALTERNATIVE FINANCE
23.APPENDIX 4: FRAMEWORK FOR FUNDING PRIZES AND AWARDS

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