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A voluntary initiative not attached with any organizationCounterview accepts news stories/ blogs/ articles on latest happenings, including policy changes, taking place around you. While original content will be  preferred, we may accept a writeup published elsewhere, as long as you have the right to republish it.
  • While we are not attached with any particular ideology, we are geared towards a readership that includes members of academia and civil society, policy makers and experts, media persons and professionals, concerned individuals and activists.
  • Your content can be scathingly critical, but should avoid overt propaganda, for or against a particular political outfit or individual or organization, should not be derogatory, should not incite hate, and should avoid content that may be directly promotional. 
  • While sending matter for publication, you must keep in mind that we are not a campaign site favouring this or that viewpoint or ideology. Even while publishing a campaign matter, we would ensure to make it appear, through headline and editing, that what has been published is not the viewpoint of Counterview.
  • Your content  should be informative, backed up with facts, figures and with quotes. Plagiarized content will be rejected.   
  • Counterview reserves the right to edit, rewrite if necessary, your content, give objective heading, and remove objectionable portions that would seek to suggest that we are favouring a particular viewpoint or ideology. 
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  • Your content should be in English, as we do not have resources to get your statements/ news stories translated. Contents in other languages will not be accepted in Counterview. However, our Open Forum, Counterview.in accepts articles in Hindi and Gujarati.
  • We recommend that your write-up does not exceed 1,000 words, as our experience suggests articles beyond this length experience difficulty in maintaining reader interest.
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  • By sending your content, you agree to our Creative Commons license, allowing others to republish it freely for non-commercial use, unless you specify that your contents should not be used elsewhere without your prior permission. 
  • As we are a purely voluntary site, seeking information from alternative sources, we do not pay for publishing your news story/ article/ blog.
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