Unitedshowbiz.com.gh is an independent online news platform in Ghana that delivers news stories on celebrity, showbiz, general, lifestyle, and entertainment to its cherished readers in Ghana, Africa, and other parts of the world.
The news platform features stories both locally and internationally and has been touted as Ghana’s most loved celebrity blog. We also share Ghanaians’ opinions on various issues, cover extraordinary honest stories of real people, and give practical advice.
Mission and Coverage
Unitedshowbiz.com.gh is an entertainment and celebrity news platform that publishes breaking news in Showbiz, the latest news in showbiz and exclusives.
Our explanatory journalism analyzes reports on celebrities, sportspersons, and review the latest music and movies.
Editorial Independence Policy
Uniedshowbiz.com.gh exercises full editorial independence.
Our organization retains full authority over editorial content to protect the best journalistic and business interests of our organization.
We maintain a firewall between news coverage decisions and sources of all revenue. Acceptance of financial support does not constitute implied or actual endorsement of donors or their products, services or opinions.
Our organization may consider donations to support coverage of particular topics, but our editorial director and executive editor maintain editorial control of all coverage.
We will cede no right of review or influence of editorial content, nor of unauthorized distribution of editorial content.
Unitedshowbiz.com.gh maintains an in-house style guide, and its editorial policies follow the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics.
- Our writers journalists seek and report the truth—they are honest and courageous in gathering, reporting, and interpreting information.
- They minimize harm by treating sources, subjects, colleagues, and members of the public as human beings deserving of respect.
- They act independently with an obligation to serve the public and avoid conflicts of interest.
- And they are accountable and transparent, taking responsibility for their work and explaining their decisions to the public.
Verification and Fact-checking Standards
We are committed to publishing accurate information across all of its platforms. We take many steps to ensure accuracy: We investigate claims with skepticism; question assumptions; challenge conventional wisdom; confirm information with experts and current data, and seek to independently corroborate claims made by sources or entities.
We verify third-party claims and information using original documents and primary sources whenever possible and make explicit the origin of information and data.
While we do not allow sources to review a story prior to publication, we may share relevant quotes or data with a source to confirm accuracy.
Our stories are fact-checked and we count on its writers and editors to make independent evaluations of difficult topics, to report on and analyze those topics using verifiable facts, and to clearly identify the sources of all information presented.
Whenever possible, we provide direct links to original sources and data directly in a given article. We stand by the accuracy of our reporting and strive to quickly and transparently correct any errors.
We welcome feedback from our readers and sources regarding the information that we publish at [email protected]
Unitedshowbiz.com.gh is committed to telling readers when an error has been made, the magnitude of the error, and the correct information, as quickly as possible.
This commitment and transparency are applicable to small errors as well as large, across our content.
When an error occurs, we will publish a notification of correction at the bottom of the relevant story, identifying the nature of the error and providing the correct information in the body of the text and in the correction notice.
Please report possible errors to [email protected].
We allow the use of pseudonyms in published journalism only in the case of a clear and pressing need for anonymity, such as the legitimate concern for the safety of sources, or where personal privacy must be protected for serious reasons.
The decision to use a veiled source is made solely at the discretion of our editors.
Authorship of each our story is clearly visible through a byline, which in turn links to an author’s (or each authors’) biographic profile page on our website.
In cases where two or more staff editors significantly contributed to the reporting, research, and writing of a story or online item, a staff byline reading “Unitedshowbiz.com.gh Editors” may appear.
We do not publish anonymous pieces, except in rare instances where the aforementioned standards for veiled sources have been met.
Unitedshowbiz.com.gh has a diverse staff with diverse interests that cut across races, tribes, ethnic groups, and LBGT.
Our news platform is an unbiased, impartial news organization that strives to act in the interest of the public and its readers.
Our sole intention is to deliver high-quality news that will either educate, inform and/or entertain our readers. We work independently from any government or political-related organization.
We always strive for journalistic integrity. We regularly review our editorial guidelines, ensuring we maintain our standards and integrity at all times. By publishing our guidelines here, we afford our readers full transparency.
Reader Engagement and Feedback
We partner with readers to build a more credible news platform as readers bring their thoughts, ideas, and expertise to the table.
We are committed to engaging with you and taking action based on your suggestions, complaints, and other feedback.
You may help us develop an individual story or line of coverage, answer questions that a story may raise, identify related or under-covered issues, and teach us about new and diverse sources, experts, and perspectives.
We also regularly survey our audience to get invaluable feedback on our content. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to see our latest discussion prompts and surveys. If you have ideas, questions, or comments about our stories, you can reach us at [email protected].