Fact-Checking Policy

**Fact Check Policy – Karnataka Jyothi**

As part of our commitment to accuracy and integrity, Karnataka Jyothi maintains a rigorous fact-checking policy to ensure the reliability of our content. Our fact-checking process adheres to the following principles:

1. **Verification of Sources:** Before publishing any information, our team verifies the credibility of sources through multiple reliable channels. We prioritize primary sources, official statements, and reputable news outlets.

2. **Cross-Verification:** We cross-verify information from multiple independent sources to confirm its accuracy. This helps mitigate the risk of relying on unverified or biased sources.

3. **Review by Editorial Team:** All content undergoes review by our editorial team, which includes experienced journalists and subject matter experts. They scrutinize facts, claims, and assertions to identify any inaccuracies or discrepancies.

4. **Use of Fact-Checking Tools:** We utilize fact-checking tools and databases to assess the veracity of claims and statements. These tools help us identify misinformation, false claims, or misleading information.

5. **Corroboration of Evidence:** We seek to corroborate evidence and data with reputable studies, research papers, official documents, or expert opinions. This ensures the validity and reliability of the information presented.

6. **Transparency:** We are transparent about our fact-checking process and methodologies. Any corrections or updates to our content are clearly communicated to our audience, along with the reasons for the changes.

7. **Timeliness:** We prioritize timely fact-checking to address misinformation promptly. In cases where false information has been disseminated, we strive to provide accurate corrections and clarifications as soon as possible.

8. **Continuous Monitoring:** Our team continuously monitors news developments and updates to ensure that our content remains accurate and up to date. We are vigilant in identifying emerging misinformation trends and addressing them proactively.

By adhering to these fact-checking principles, Karnataka Jyothi aims to provide our audience with reliable and trustworthy information. We are committed to combating misinformation and upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity.