Corrections Policy

The Coconut Grove Spotlight is committed to providing accurate, fair, and reliable news reporting to our community. We recognize that despite our best efforts, errors may occur in our published content. When such errors are brought to our attention, we will promptly correct them in accordance with this Corrections Policy.

Commitment to Accuracy: The Coconut Grove Spotlight strives to uphold the highest standards of journalistic integrity. We fact-check information, verify sources, and carefully review all content before publication to ensure accuracy. However, we acknowledge that mistakes can happen, and we are dedicated to addressing them in a timely and transparent manner.

Correction Criteria: We will issue corrections for factual errors that significantly alter the meaning or understanding of the original reporting. This includes, but is not limited to, the following types of errors:

  • Incorrect names, dates, figures, or other key details
  • Misattribution of quotes or information
  • Significant factual inaccuracies or omissions

Corrections will not be issued for minor typographical errors or stylistic changes that do not affect the substance of the reporting.

Correction Process

Identification of Error: If a reader or member of the public identifies a potential error in our reporting, they are encouraged to contact us at [email protected] or through the feedback form on our website.

Verification: The Coconut Grove Spotlight editorial team will promptly investigate the reported error and verify the accuracy of the information.

Correction Publication: If the error is confirmed, we will publish a correction as soon as possible. The correction will be clearly labeled and will appear in the same format and location as the original content, when feasible.

Transparency: The correction will provide a clear and concise explanation of the error and the corrected information. We will also note the date the correction was made.

Ongoing Commitment: The Coconut Grove Spotlight is committed to maintaining the trust of our community by addressing errors promptly and transparently. We will continue to review and refine our correction processes to ensure we are upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

If you have any questions or concerns about this Corrections Policy, please contact us at [email protected] or the form found here.


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