Zaragoza, Spain • Founded in 1895 • Trust Project news partner since
Heraldo de Aragón is a regional Spanish daily newspaper published online and in print covering news in and around Zaragoza, Spain.
The publication independently reports on political, economic and cultural news impacting Zaragoza and the surrounding region. Heraldo de Aragón additionally covers national and international news relevant to its local audience.
Heraldo de Aragón's mission is to offer its readers truthful and quality information. The publication aims to create fair and free journalism that its professionals carry out with impartiality, rigor, precision, a critical spirit, humility and tolerance.
Heraldo de Aragón says it iis committed to independent, quality, truthful, free opinion journalism. Managers and employees of the platform are expected to abide by the company's code of ethics. This code of ethics includes compliance with human and social rights, awareness of responsibility as generators of content, and providing information and opinions for their diverse audiences.
The publication is privately owned and operated by Henneo, a private capital group whose majority shareholder is the Yarza family.
Heraldo's income comes mainly from the sale of its publication and advertising, in addition to event sponsorships and promotions. That income is distributed among a large number of readers, companies and public and private institutions, which the company says helps ensure the economic and editorial independence of the newspaper.
Heraldo de Aragón's policy says it does not tolerate discrimination in the workplace for reasons of age, race, sex, religion, opinion, politics, national origin, social origin or disability. The organization invites diverse opinions for its editions to reflect the multitude of various viewpoints.
Readers can contact the newspaper if they believe the information that has been published is inaccurate and causes harm. The policy states that corrections will always be made based on actual information, not on opinions or value judgments that are not the responsibility of the newspaper. Verified errors should be corrected as quickly as possible and will be shown at the end of articles.
Readers who believe corrections are necessary can contact the newsroom through https://www.heraldo.es/contacta/enviar-redaccion/. Letters to the editor can be submitted at https://www.heraldo.es/contacta/cartas-director/.
The policy states journalists have the right to keep their source's identity confidential if requested to do so. However, this is only done in cases where it is strictly necessary. The publication generally publishes its sources to guarantee the veracity and transparency of its stories.
Confidentiality is argued for by the editor and approved by the editorial board of the newspaper.
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