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Editorial Policy

1. Concept of the Site

1.1 Greyhound News website is an informational-analytical resource for professionals and enthusiasts in betting and greyhound racing.

1.2 Stay informed about greyhound racing with our news – ensuring you're always up-to-date on key events in the world of greyhound racing. Our analytical texts are designed to help you grasp business trends, directions, and nuances within the industry.

2. Structure of the Site

2.1 News Section: Drawing from numerous information sources on greyhound racing, we uncover interesting and noteworthy news from the UK, distill the essence, and present it in our publications.

2.2 Articles Section: These are analytical and popular science texts covering the most current topics in greyhound racing. Relevant for both professionals and enthusiasts, these articles explore what's happening with competitors, emerging trends in the field, resource redistribution strategies for profitability, effective game strategies, and other topics worthy of analysis and examination.

3. Themes of Texts and Sections

3.1 The articles on the site are not categorised by themes. Instead, the emphasis in the texts is on the analysis of industry topics, drawing from a wide array of sources. Each article in this section is a unique work by the author, presenting conclusions and forecasts derived from an extensive pool of information on greyhound racing topics. Authors in the greyhound racing section are encouraged to prioritise expert opinions in their contributions.

3.2 Relevance: Ensuring maximum usefulness for professionals is paramount. As such, our resource is divided into two sections: one provides valuable information, while the other delves into the intricacies of the industry. We focus on presenting facts, interconnecting them, and subsequently providing expert assessments and forecasts.

3.3 How We Write: In our news section, we adhere to the principles of conciseness, vividness, and informativeness. Meanwhile, the articles section is guided by the values of reliability, analytics, and the inclusion of interesting or unusual facts.

4. Advertising

4.1Our goal is to create an interesting information resource for people who love or are somehow connected with greyhound racing. We are a non-commercial project. We have no advertising. We write credible news, and our analysis is not driven by profit, so we provide a fair and impartial assessment of the events in the industry. You can trust us.

5. Structure of News

5.1 Headline: We do not write «yellow» headlines. The headline should contain the essence of the news. Game headlines are permissible without slipping into «yellow journalism».

5.2 Subheadline: Complements the meaning of the headline.

5.3 News Text: Write briefly, to the point, and about what's important. News is taken from foreign sources, rewriting is acceptable, but not copy-pasting. Ideally, news should be written briefly. Rewriting is welcomed only in terms of meaning. It's important to avoid repetitions in the text (using synonyms is a must), avoid long sentences spanning several lines, and complex semantic constructions. News is clear and concise informational texts. The main thing is reliability, meaning, and clear, logical presentation of events.

6. Structure of Articles

6.1 Headline: Should briefly reflect the essence of the material.

6.2 Subheadlines: Should be syntactically connected to the headline and continue the thought.

6.3 Article Text: It is important to use information sources from various countries, consider the topic from different angles, read at least three to five opinions on the given topic, and only after that proceed to analysis. The text should contain only reliable and most interesting, possibly unusual data. Conclusions are made by the author of the text, but based on expert opinions. It is important to consider diverse viewpoints.

7. Illustrations

7.1 News: One illustration for each news item. Our minimum is a few news items per day. The format of illustrations for news published one after another should be different. It is strictly forbidden to publish two consecutive news items with similar illustrations and images from the same angle. Photos should be alternated—in meaning, format, color, and scale of the plans. This is important.

7.2 Articles: There can be four to eight illustrations in articles. The first illustration should correspond to the key thought of the text. Subsequent illustrations should reflect the main meaning of those parts of the text under which the illustration is published. It's important that the objects in the pictures are depicted in a different plan: we alternate close-up, medium, and general shots. Game pictures are permissible, but in minimal quantity, one or two in a text with seven to eight illustrations.

8. Facts

8.1Fact-checking and again fact-checking. The motto of Greyhound News news and analytics is reliability.

9. Themes of News at Publication

9.1Alternate news of different themes. We do not publish news of one section one after another. We mix themes when publishing news.

10. Sentences in Texts

10.1 Remove syntactic excess: Do not clutter one thing on top of another in sentences. Where possible, shorten. In the news, short sentences are a priority. In articles, long sentences can be kept. But complex syntax should be justified. "Water" in articles is not permissible. Write to the point, focusing on the usefulness of the text.

10.2 The author of the texts should proofread and edit the text independently and only then send it to the editor.

10.3 List of Stop Words: In our case, these are competitor companies. Each text and news item should be checked against the list below. If stop companies publish ads for events they held or are planning to hold—we do not write about it. If there is an obvious news story in which a company is mentioned, for example: XX organized the first races of the season, XX were fined $3 million—we write about the companies in the context of the news. In the context of advertising about the companies below, writing is not allowed.