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Guiding principles from the Eyewitness Media Hub for journalists handling user-generated content

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Eyewitness Media Hub, a nonprofit group that supports the use of eyewitness media, has created a set of guiding principles for journalists who work with user-generated content, including handy shareable cards and a “cut out and keep” version. The six principles include how to consider the physical and emotional welfare of eyewitnesses, why it’s essential to think about the intent of the eyewitness, and how to best talk to an eyewitness about how they’d like to be credited.

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