Editorial Guidelines

Purpose

The purpose of DSC Daily is to promote the Dallas Safari Club, its foundation, members, advertisers, exhibitors, and partners in a positive, fun, entertaining, and informative manner. In order to maintain the integrity of the Dallas Safari Club and to further its position as the premiere conservation organization in the world, the following editorial guidelines should / will be adhered to.

Alcohol

Alcohol may be mentioned / pictured when used by those of legal U.S. drinking age in social or celebratory situations only. For instance, after the hunt, at convention, etc. Alcohol may not be mentioned / pictured prior to or during hunt, with firearms present, or in any manner that shows poor taste or a possible safety risk.

Drugs

Only legal drugs may be mentioned / covered / pictured. For instance, medical advice on anti-malarial medication, first aid kits, etc. Illegal drugs or drugs used other than in the above setting may not be mentioned /
pictured.

Hate Email / Comments

Insulting comments, those in poor taste, and those considered anti-hunting, anticonservation, or in opposition to the beliefs and standards of the Dallas Safari Club will be deleted immediately. Users that post such comments will be forever blocked from the Comments Section.

News

DSC Daily provides positive information / material only. News considered antihunting, anti-conservation, or in opposition to the beliefs and standards of the Dallas Safari Club will not be posted.

Politics / Politicians

DSC Daily does not / will not endorse or subscribe to any particular political agenda or party. Only pro-outdoor political stories / politicians will be covered and will be regulated to news releases, interviews, or feature articles. For instance, Governor Perry’s daughter’s first deer, President Obama allows concealed handguns in National Parks, etc. News releases, interviews, or feature articles containing negative outdoor political material will not be covered. For instance, Senator Jones voted against allowing hunting on Sunday, the NRA says Obama is anti gun, etc.

Language

Profane language and slang terminology consisting of expletives, racial slurs, and vulgar euphemisms or language that is derogatory or defamatory is prohibited.

Organizations

Only organizations associated with or that are not considered in opposition to the beliefs and standards of the Dallas Safari Club will be covered / mentioned. Portrayal The purpose of DSC Daily is to promote / portray the Dallas Safari Club, its foundation, members, advertisers, exhibitors, and partners in a positive, fun, entertaining, and informative manner.

Press Releases

Only pro-outdoor / outdoor relevant press releases will be posted.

Religion

DSC Daily does not / will not endorse or subscribe to any particular religious belief, agenda or denomination. Religious beliefs may be mentioned / pictured only as they pertain to a foreign setting. For instance, our Pygmy guides worshiped several different gods, our guides in Iran were devote Muslim, etc.

Sex

Only sex relating to the breeding of animals as it relates to conservation will be mentioned / pictured.

Tobacco

Cigars and pipe smoking can be mentioned / pictured as used in a celebratory manner only.  Mention / pictures of cigarettes or smokeless tobacco are not allowed other than when / if used by an indigenous culture in foreign country. For instance, Pygmy guides smoking hand-rolled cigarettes.

Tragic Events

Given the positive nature of DSC Daily, stories / material of a tragic nature will be avoided. Exceptions to this – such as obituaries – will be covered in a discreet, respectful manner.

Trophy Photos

Photos of hunters / anglers / fishers posing with their trophies should be tasteful, respectful of the animal and the environment / country in which it was taken / caught, free of excessive blood, and show the animal in the best light.

Final Word

The above guidelines can be changed / updated at anytime and at the discretion of the Dallas Safari Club’s Executive Director, President and or other applicable staff.