When using Mediabridge for pitching or acquiring a story you agree to the following:
A.) The party that brings the story to Mediabridge (Partner A) has exclusivity to the project material, and potential partners (Partner B) is only allowed to make it known to other parties upon prior permission from Partner A.
Partner A will decide the precise/exact publication date for publication of the Partner A investigation, and only hereafter will Partner B be allowed to publish their content based on this agreement.
If Partner B makes graphics for illustrations, video or articles, Partner A is allowed to use them with crediting to Partner B.
In connection with Partner B’s production of editorial content/documentary under this agreement, Partner Ashall, in all content formats, be clearly credited, unless otherwise agreed. This also applies to any follow-up articles or editorial content based on this agreement.
All parties subscribe to national and international rules and principles for sound press ethics and practices, including the International Federation of Journalists’ Declaration of Principles on the Conduct of Journalists (international). https://www.ifj.org/who/rules-and-policy/global-charter-of-ethicsfor-journalists.html
All parties agree to be honest and fair in its gathering, interpretation and sharing of information.
All parties investigate the accuracy of information from all sources and takes precautions to avoid unintentional mistakes. Deliberate misleading is unacceptable.
If children are shown authorisation from the children’s parents or authorisation from another adult family member should be obtained.
All parties agree to maintain absolute confidentiality with regard to the information gained and shared through Mediabridge.
All parties agree only to publish after mutual agreement.
The party that brings a story to Mediabridge returns to be the sole owner of the story if the other party/parties decides not to publish the story.