Well to look at the deletion log:
07:00, 8 March 2010 ShakataGaNai (Talk | contribs | block) deleted
"Dyslexia A new perspective" (this is an editorial,)
I would at first glance say it was because it was an editorial.
Wikinews does not accept editorials, as it goes against are policy of
neutral point of view. Furthermore looking at the article, its written
from a first person prespecive, and is essence a story about how you
teach kids with Dyslexia. A Wikinews article should report about
something that happened in news style, like you would read in a news
paper. It should answer the who what when where and why. Your article
tries to convince us to reconsider how we label dyslexia, which may or
may not be a good idea, but its trying to convince of us something
(which is what an editorial does) instead of trying to report the
facts (What a wikinews article does). Well I think its great that
you're helping dyslexic kids, this type of piece is more appropriate
for a blog. Since you have a blog, everyone wins. :D
You might try http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:Request_an_interview
- but most times such requests go unfilled.
I don't think it was published because Wikinews is
not a spammed
article board. A quick google search lists the article on countless
I wouldn't exactly phrase it like that, but wikinews articles should
generally not simply be mirrors of content elsewhere (especially if
the content is opinionated), but instead should add something new,
either new information, or by combining information from multiple
sources. The purpose of wikinews is to create new content, not to give
pre-existing content more exposure
I would also recommend you read through http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:CG
Caution: The mass of this product contains the energy equivalent of 85
million tons of TNT per net ounce of weight.
On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 11:56 AM, michael west <michawest(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 18/03/2010, luqman michel
I would be grateful if you could kindly let me know why my article
"Dyslexia - A new perspective" was not published (deleted).
Just want to know why?
Thank you and kind regards,
Visit my blog at: http://www.parentingdyslexia.com
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