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Editorial Policy

Who we are
Ace Stream News is a fully independent magazine based on the principle of social journalism and powered by the voices of thousands of people called Reporter. Anyone can become a Reporter: you don’t need to have a license card or a gold plate, you don’t need to «get into the circle of journalism». However, Ace Stream News does not accept a compromise on quality: you will be required to write insightful news, and become an expert on your area of interest, therefore adding values to our brilliant community.
Mission

Ace Stream News has an ambitious plan: to make our world a better world, giving everyone the possibility to share her ideas with a global audience and to enjoy truly independent information.

Ace Stream News’ mission is:
- giving Reporters an international platform to make their voices stand up in a professional magazine whilst being rewarded on a quality-based system.
- giving Readers from around the world an independent, authoritative, trustworthy, international news magazine that is fully personalized and based on each reader’s interests.

Editorial Policy
  1. Ace Stream News is an open community of reporters, independent bloggers, writers and storytellers from all over the world, called Reporters.
  2. Everyone can become a Reporter and get the chance to be a real reporter.
  3. Ace Stream News loves experts on any area of interest, and high-quality news.
  4. Ace Stream News promotes only high-quality information written by Reporters showing a high level of expertise, authority and trustworthiness in their areas of interest. News and content that does not provide any value to the Ace Stream News community is not promoted on the magazine or un-published.
  5. Ace Stream News strongly believes in independent information made by independent people with different points of view.
  6. Reporters can express controversial opinions and are held accountable for what they write by the Ace Stream News community. Ace Stream News believes in freedom of speech and respects the laws and traditions of people from different countries and cultures. Ace Stream News developed a proprietary algorithm that shows appropriate content based on both trending topics and readers’ interests. As a result, articles are sorted regardless of political views or ideologies. Ace Stream News will continue to improve its algorithm, fine-tuning its technology and providing readers with a wide variety of perspectives on any given story. Ace Stream News condemns racism, offensive content, pornography, pedophilia or depravities and avoids any race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, geography, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance or social status stereotypes.
  7. Reporters only publish original content, and verify all of the sources and information they use.
  8. Reporters don’t publish pre-packaged material or advertising content.
  9. Ace Stream News adopts several layers of controls to ensure quality and accuracy of the news:
    1. Control made by algorithms. Ace Stream News has developed algorithms to ensure the quality of any news. A news item which does not meet the required standards will be both not be approved by the algorithms (and thus not published at all), or will be un-published from the web after a short period of time.
    2. Control made by humans. Ace Stream News has divided Reporters into two categories: User and Reporter.
      1. Users can only submit posts as a “proposal for publication”; the submitted texts, photos, videos are reviewed by a Reporter, who has the authority to publish the news, modify it, or reject it.
      2. Reporters can publish their own news, plus review the news of Users. Reporters check the sourcing, ensure the quality of the submitted news, and make sure that the submitted news are not against the law – i.e. pornography, terrorism and other crimes.
  10. Every User can reach the Senior Level, depending on a huge variety of signals. Users are experts on their areas of interest, have developed a strong background in journalism, and have great writing skills. Becoming a Reporter is a great privilege and a great responsibility.
  11. Ace Stream News pays Reporters using a meritocratic principle: the number of readers reading their contents within 30 days from the day of publication.
  12. The more interesting the news written by a Reporter is, the more that Reporter will earn.
  13. Reporters create their own personal community of followers on Ace Stream News.
  14. Reporters are encouraged to create their own personal community leveraging on the Ace Stream News platform, and to entertain their followers sharing great news and great content. Reporters can reach new readers and engage new followers thanks to search engine traffic, but anyone who attempts to manipulate the ranking of the search engines result page - therefore violating search engines policies - will be removed from the community with no prior warning.
  15. Ace Stream News encourages meaningful conversations between Reporters and readers.
  16. Ace Stream News ensures the possibility of commenting on each article. Ace Stream News has the right to edit comments, messages and content submitted by readers.
  17. Ace Stream News believes in transparency and honesty. Ace Stream News will correct mistakes promptly.
  18. Everyone makes mistakes. Fullness and freshness of information represent two inescapable values for the online journalism world, but we believe that accuracy is equally essential, and Ace Stream News ensures expediency in making corrections when needed.
  19. Everything published on Ace Stream News is protected by international copyright laws.
  20. The intellectual property rights of articles and contents belong to Ace Stream News. The reproduction of any content is permitted only with a prior written permission by Ace Stream News. If you want to use or revise Ace Stream News contents, please contact Ace Stream News staff.
Disclaimer
Ace Stream News has no responsibility over the content accessed via links placed inside Ace Stream News and leading to pages outside the site.