"Freedom of the press or freedom of the media is the principle that communication and expression through various media, including printed and electronic media, especially published materials, should be considered a right to be exercised freely. Such freedom implies the absence of interference from an overreaching state; its preservation may be sought through constitution or other legal protection and security."
How do you know which news stories you can trust?
The following list contains news sources that are reliable - we know this because they publish their code and standards, telling us what is required before publishing news.
If you are unsure, Google the news service and "code of ethics" OR 'code of conduct" OR "standards & ethics" OR "policies & guidelines".
News providers should have required standards to guarantee honest and researched articles.