The emergence of generative AI has highlighted the need for newsroom guidelines for these technologies. In this post, we’ll delve into a sample of newsroom guidelines that have already been shared. In the first part, we’ll describe some of the more and less prominent themes and patterns we see. In the second part, and based on the analysis, we’ll suggest some guidelines for crafting guidelines as a news organization. Whether you’re a curious journalist or a newsroom leader, we hope that this “guideline for guidelines” document can function as an overview of potential guardrails for generative AI in newsrooms.