[WikiEN-l] NY Times Magazine on Wikipedia

Fred Bauder fredbaud at waterwiki.info
Mon Jul 2 02:05:46 UTC 2007

I suppose we could redirect all articles on current events to Wikinews. What we are doing with that type of article is about the same as CNN. They throw in a bit of original reporting, but mostly just comb other media and repeat it. Would Wikinews put up with that?


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Gabe Johnson [mailto:gjzilla at gmail.com]
>Sent: Sunday, July 1, 2007 07:38 PM
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>Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] NY Times Magazine on Wikipedia
>On 7/1/07, Sean Barrett <sean at epoptic.com> wrote:
>> http://tinyurl.com/2r3xkm
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>> Sean Barrett | In America, anyone can be President.
>> sean at epoptic.com | That's one of the risks you take.
>First of all, congratulations to Gracenotes and the other Wikipedians
>mentioned in the story.
>However, we need to think. What can we, at WP, do to avoid choking
>Wikinews and making it a backwater alley of the WMF projects? Or
>should we just give up on it, or fold it into Wikipedia? Thoughts and
>suggestions appreciated. ~~~~
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