Download: Underscore Media - Republishing Guidelines.pdf

Thank you for your interest in republishing one of our stories! Below you’ll find everything you need to know to get started.  


Only original Underscore stories are available for cross-posting. Stories from our partners that appear on our website are not available.

This policy only covers republishing online. For information regarding republishing content in print, please contact us.

All stories on are embargoed for 24 hours. Please inform us on when you plan to publish the story. 

Credit and Tracking

At the top of the story, include a link back to the original story URL on 
Example:​ This story originally appeared on

Credit the author and publication. 
Example​: By Author Name, Underscore Media Collaboration

Creative Common license images and images from government agencies may be republished. Otherwise, contact us to inquire about rights.

Provide the following footer at the end the story, retaining links: 
Underscore is a nonprofit collaborative reporting team in Portland focused on investigative reporting and Indian Country coverage. We are supported by foundations, corporate sponsors and donor contributions. Follow Underscore on Facebook and Twitter.

Include the Underscore logo, if possible. 


All links within the story text must be retained.

You are free to choose your own headline provided it makes sense for the story and is not misleading.

You may not edit our stories except to reflect changes in time and style.
Example:​ Changing “yesterday” ​to​ “last week.” ​Changing “Santa Cruz, Calif.” ​to “Santa Cruz, California.” 

Social promotion

When sharing the link to Facebook, tag Underscore Media Collaboration.
When sharing the link to Twitter, tag @UnderscoreNews.

For republishing inquiries please contact Jackleen de la Harpe at