What content can I republish?

We encourage other news organizations and publications to reuse our content for free. We share all stories and photographs produced by MindSite News staff and contributors under a Creative Commons license.

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  • Include a byline with the reporter’s name and MindSite News.
  • Preserve all story hyperlinks.
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What Creative Commons license does MindSite News use?

We publish under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NonDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. This license allows all news outlets – including for-profit news organizations that charge for subscriptions and accept advertising – to republish our content for free.

Can I alter or edit stories?

Yes, with the permission of MIndSite News, news partners can make changes such as localizing the content for your area, using a different headline or shortening story text. Please contact us to ensure that your edits are OK.

What if I need additional information?

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How do I know if a story cannot be republished?

If a story is labeled “All Rights Reserved,” MindSite News cannot grant permission to republish it.