Fresnoland is a nonprofit news organization dedicated to making policy public. We are proud to make all of our stories free for all to read and republish. 

We are grateful to our initial publishing partner, The Fresno Bee, for originally distributing all of our reporting through The Fresnoland Lab at the Fresno Bee.

Our original reporting and notes from the Documenters are available to be republished under a Creative Commons license, under certain conditions, listed below.

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Our Terms 

  1. Stories must credit Fresnoland and/or the Fresno Documenters. This includes byline credit (for example, “Cassandra Garibay, Fresnoland”) and a line at the top of the story that reads, “This story was originally published by Fresnoland, a nonprofit news organization,” where “Fresnoland” is hyperlinked to the fresnoland.org version of the story.
  2. Stories must retain original language. You may not edit our content, except for minor updates to time and location references or editorial style. You may also make minor revisions for style or headline size, and you may trim stories for space. You must also retain all original hyperlinks, including links to Fresnoland newsletters, events and any other fresnoland.org calls-to-action.
  3. Photographs and illustrations may not be republished without additional permission. If you would like to republish any story elements besides text and links, please contact isabel@fresnoland.org to inquire about media rights.
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  5. Translations of our stories may not be republished without additional permission. We regularly translate our reporting into Spanish. If you would like a version of our story translated into another language, please contact dympna@fresnoland.org.
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