Republishing guidelines

Part of Searchlight New Mexico's mission is to produce journalism that empowers New Mexicans to demand honest, effective public policy. You are welcome to republish our articles and visuals, for free, so long as you follow the ground rules laid out below. And if you do republish, let us know!

Searchlight New Mexico retains all copyright interests in our articles and visuals/multimedia.

Contact Executive Director Rob Dean, searchlight@searchlightnm.com, with questions about our republishing guidelines.

Guidelines for republishing articles

1. You must give the writer credit, in a format similar to "by John R. Roby, Searchlight New Mexico".

2. If you publish online, you must include the links from the story, and a link to our website.

3. You may make changes to fit your house style, i.e., "Raton, N.M." instead of "Raton". You may trim our articles.

4. If you make significant changes beyond style, such as adding new reporting, you must include a note similar to "with additional reporting by (your publication or your reporter's name)".

5. You may republish our photos, videos and graphics along with the stories in which they originally appeared. Proper copyright credit to Searchlight New Mexico must be given. For other uses of visual materials, you must receive advance permission from us.

6. When possible, include the following with our republished articles: "Searchlight New Mexico is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that seeks to empower New Mexicans to demand honest and effective public policy."

7. If you share an article on social media, please mention @SearchlightNM (Twitter) and/or @SearchlightNewMexico (Facebook).

8. You may not sell our articles.

9. You must immediately comply with any request from Searchlight New Mexico to remove republished content from your website.

Guidelines for republishing visuals/multimedia

1. You must give us credit, in a format similar to "by John R. Roby, Searchlight New Mexico". For on-air use, you must introduce packages using a method similar to: "(Your organization or reporter's name) with our reporting partner, Searchlight New Mexico."

2. If you publish online, you must include the links from the story, and a link to searchlightnm.com.

3. You may not change a video or audio package in any way, including shortening, without approval from Searchlight New Mexico editors. If you receive permission to shorten our content to run as an anchor VOSOT, you must provide a visual or verbal courtesy credit. An example of a verbal credit: "Our partner Searchlight New Mexico was there to cover ...". An example of a visual credit: "Courtesy Searchlight New Mexico" should appear on the video.

4. When possible, mention the following: "Searchlight New Mexico is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that seeks to empower New Mexicans to demand honest and effective public policy."

5. If you share an article or package on social media, please mention @SearchlightNM (Twitter) and @SearchlightNewMexico (Facebook).

6. You may not sell the article or package.

7. You must immediately comply with any request from Searchlight New Mexico to remove republished content from your air or website.