(adapted from the eminently sensible policies of the online
magazine Musical Traditions.)
The copyright and intellectual property right of everything appearing in this magazine remains with the person who wrote it.
Nothing may be reproduced without prior written permission of the author and the citation of
American Morris Newsletter (http://www.americanmorrisnews.org/) as the source. The views expressed in all articles, reviews, etc, are those of the author of each piece, not
of the editor nor of any of the American Morris Newsletter staff.
(adapted from the Indiana
University Alumni Association)
- This magazine shall make every effort to include news of interest of
Morris dancing in the Western Hemisphere.
- This magazine shall exert due diligence to ensure that the material in its pages is free of plagiarism, that all facts and statements are true, and that the material does not infringe upon any copyright or proprietary right. The magazine recognizes its responsibility to promptly acknowledge and correct factual errors.
- In order for responsibility to be assigned appropriately, the magazine adheres to the standard that the
editorial board has authority over the editorial content, words, and pictures that appear in the publication.
Letters to the editor are encouraged, but the editorial board may edit or reject such contributions for reasons of taste, accuracy, relevance, or space. Letters must be relevant to the
magazine or Morris dancing in general. Opinions are those of the letter writer and do not necessarily reflect the position of the
American Morris Newsletter.
- Photographs in the magazine that purport to depict reality must be genuine. Except for the standard practices of cropping, the content of the photograph cannot be altered. Nor can a photograph be manipulated in ways other than those necessary for clear and accurate reproduction. If a photograph is altered in ways other than these, it must be labeled a "photo illustration."
- The magazine shall reject pressures from advertisers to influence its coverage and clearly distinguish advertising from editorial copy. The magazine reserves the right to reject advertisements it deems in conflict with its mission or those that fall outside generally accepted standards of good taste.