Mission statement

The Commuter and its staff aim to produce and deliver newsworthy information to a diverse readership. The investigation and coverage of this news will be done without bias. The Commuter’s staff will verify and substantiate information and pursue truth to the best of our ability, striving to maintain credibility with readers and to avoid hearsay. The Commuter’s content does not reflect the opinions of Frederick Community College. The Commuter is written and managed by students. The Commuter’s content does not represent the opinions or positions of Frederick Community College, or its staff in any fashion.

The Commuter will not share its various passwords with college administration or staff.

Reporters will not accept gifts or favors from anyone when it may be argued that such gifts may influence coverage of a story or medium. Such gifts include but are not limited to free travel, free events and free meals.

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