CBS Standards and Practices


This is a rare and important document I couldn’t find anywhere online. A friend of mine who was at CBS in DC for many years found this typed copy in his old files, and let me scan it into a PDF. It’s one version of what some have called one of the “essential documents” of writing, along with the Magna Carta and the First Amendment. – Doug Cumming


CBS News Standards, 1976

CBS News Standards 1976

About Doug Cumming

Writer, W&L journalism professor emeritus
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