Madrid, Spain • Founded in 2008 • Trust Project news partner since
La Información is a Spanish economic digital newspaper additionally covering national financial news.
La Información strives to offer its readers truthful and quality information centered on business and the economy. The publication aims to give a voice to all opinions that can contribute enriching points of view on current circumstances. It strives to remain independent, fair, critical and impartial.
The policy states the publication is committed to independent, quality, truthful and rigorous journalism that serves its audience.
La Información is owned by Henneo, a private equity group whose majority shareholder is the Yarza family. Spanish financial services company, Ibercaja Banco, is the other shareholder. The publication's revenue comes from its sales, advertising, event sponsorships, promotions and other sources.
La Información says it does not accept any form of discrimination in the workplace on grounds of age, race, sex, religion, opinion, politics, national origin, social origin or disability. Its policy dictates that the selection and promotion of its employees will be based on the skills and performance of their professional functions and on the technical and competence criteria defined in the requirements of each job.
Any reader can contact the newspaper if they believe the information published is inaccurate and causes them harm. The correction will always be evaluated based on that information, not on published opinions or value judgments that, in many cases, are not the responsibility of the newspaper. Confirmed errors are to be corrected as quickly as possible and to be added at the bottom of the article.
Reporters have the right to keep the identity of their source secret if the source requests confidentiality. However, the policy only allows for anonymity in necessary cases that can be clearly argued. The publication typically publishes all its sources to guarantee the veracity and transparency. It believes failure to provide the identity of these sources can undermine the credibility of the information provided. The editorial board are the only individuals capable of granting anonymity.
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