Use Our Stuff: GIJN’s Republishing Guidelines


Material from GIJN’s website is generally available for republication under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license.

You are welcome to republish stories generated by GIJN for noncommercial purposes. But before using one of our stories, please ask for permission at

We often reprint from other sources, and those stories and images can only be licensed if we have explicit permission from the authors, photographers or publishers. The same goes for videos from our conferences. So, please be sure to write to us at to be sure what you want to use is under a Creative Commons license, and we’ll get back to you.

We sometimes purchase photos or illustrations from commercial services that do not allow for them to be reused, so please check the provenance of images (which we indicate in their captions) and verify whether or not you have the right to use them.

When using our stories, you must give appropriate credit to GIJN and the writer, provide a link to the original story on the GIJN website and a link to the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license. We do not allow changes to our original stories unless we specifically approve. If you have our permission to edit, change or shorten content, please indicate that the story appearing is an edited version of the original story which was first published on GIJN. Please also be sure to include this text on your page: “This story was originally published by the Global Investigative Journalism Network.”