Independent Publisher


Ascot, EnglandFounded in 2003Trust Project news partner since

Pocket-Lint is a consumer technology site providing buyers guides, reviews and features on the latest technology products.

Pocket-Lint is ran by journalists in the UK and US, and is a trusted global authority on consumer tech. The platform strives to entertain and inform on the public on all matters tech. 


Best Practices Policies

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Pocket-Lint aims to be unbiased, trusted, and respected as the outlet informs and entertains its audience on important tech advancements and products.

The publication reviews products in real-world environments and begins the process with a first look at a launch event or a trade show and continues to follow the product's journey until it is fully reviewed. 

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Pocket-Lint is committed to producing content that is accurate, fair and complete. The outlet's reporters are expected to act with honesty, transparency and independence, including from conflicts of interest. Pocket-Lint never shows any content to PR representatives before publishing.

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Ownership & Funding

Pocket-Lint is an independent media company that is funded through advertising, native content and affiliate revenue. As an example, Pocket-Lint earns from qualifying purchases as an Amazon Associate.

Pocket-Lint Ltd. was acquired by Valnet in 2022.

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Diverse Voices

Pocket-Lint seeks out a variety of voices in its staff and freelancers as well as the individuals who are interviewed and featured in their stories. 

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All Pocket-Lint articles can be updated as soon as possible. Articles may be updated to reflect developments in the news cycle. Posts can be corrected if there are factual inaccuracies. If a story is factually incorrect and has been corrected, Pocket-Lint will add a correction to the bottom of the article for readers to see. Erroneous information posted to the publication's social networks will be addressed on those networks.

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Unnamed Sources

Pocket-Lint strives to treat sources fairly by contextualizing and summarizing the arguments of people as fair and accurate. When sources ask to remain anonymous, Pocket-Lint will work with them to protect their anonymity in the interest of protecting the professional standing of the source. 

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The Trust Project

The Trust Project is an international consortium of news organizations building standards of transparency and working with technology platforms to affirm and amplify journalism’s commitment to transparency, accuracy, inclusion and fairness so that the public can make informed news choices. It was founded and is led by award-winning journalist Sally Lehrman.

Our Funders

Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, was our original funder, through the Trustworthy Journalism Initiative of Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Google followed with their financial support. Our funders also have included Democracy Fund, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Facebook. Funders. Trust Project policies and the Trust Indicators are shaped and enforced independently from our funding sources.

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