Our Standards

6News Has Developed A Rigorous Set Of Standards To Ensure Its Journalism Meet The Very Highest Of Community Expectations.

6News Standards upholds the high standard of journalism in all formats to promote trust and confidence in 6News’ news service by:

Reinforcing 6News’ stated principles of accuracy, fairness, balance and independence

Advising on policies, standards and style guides to keep pace with changing community attitudes

Reviewing newsroom responses to external complaints and to criticisms of the 6News news service to ensure they are fair and timely

Providing an independent appeal and response procedure for external complainants

Reporting to the executive management team on key editorial performance metrics

6News Standards holds regular meetings, with additional meetings scheduled as needed to address complaints.

Last Updated 17/06/2019