Content Guidelines

Advertisements that violate one or more of the following guidelines will not be accepted.

  1. General Advertisements that contain fraudulent, deceptive or misleading statements or illustrations. Attacks of a personal nature. Advertisements that are overly competitive or that refer abusively to the goods or services of others.
  2. Offensive to Good Taste – Indecent, vulgar, suggestive or other advertising that, in the opinion of the Episcopal News Service, may be offensive to good taste.
  3. Discrimination Advertisements that fail to comply with the express requirements of federal and state laws.
  4. Investments Advertisements that do not comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  5. Political advertisements.
  6. Tobacco Advertisements for cigarettes and other tobacco products.
  7. Occult Pursuits Advertisements for fortune telling, dream interpretations and individual horoscopes.
  8. Endangered Species Advertisements offering furs or products made from the furs or hides of animals included on government endangered species lists.
  9. Online Gaming Advertisements promoting online gaming or wagering sites.
  10. Advertisements that, in our opinion, simulate web pages, news or editorial matter or that may be confused with our web pages, news or editorial matter are unacceptable.