Historic Org Info
Code of Conduct of Local Independent Online News Publishers
LION Publishers is committed to maintaining a safe, respectful, productive, inclusive, welcoming and harassment-free experience for everyone. Our experience has shown that this commitment to courtesy and consideration is proudly shared by the entire community of Local Independent Online News Publishers.
Role of the Board of Directors
Roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors of Local Independent Online News Publishers.
Individual Board member duties and responsibilities
The role of individual Directors of Local Independent Online News Publishers
LION will not retaliate against an employee or Board member who, in good faith, has made a protest or raised a complaint against some practice of LION, or of another individual or entity with whom LION had a business relationship, on the basis of a reasonable belief that the practice is in violation of law or a clear mandate of public policy.
Document retention and destruction policy
As part of a commitment to transparency and disclosure, the LION Board has instituted policies on maintaining corporate documents.
LION Publishers Code of Ethics
Personal and Professional Integrity; Mission; Governance; Legal Compliance; Responsible Stewardship; Openness and Disclosure; Program Evaluation; Inclusiveness and Diversity; Respect; Fundraising
LION Publishers’ Accountability Policies guide the organization’s Board, staff and members. As a membership-focused journalism organization, LION is focused on transparency and ethics; our policies govern our efforts at disclosure, provide clear conflict of interest guidelines and operational guidance, and provide for compliance with federal standards.