- 1 Tech News: 2019-04
- 2 Does journalism have a future?
- 3 Resource for Chicago and Detroit reporting
- 4 Ten tools for journalists
- 5 Tech News: 2019-05
- 6 Former Wikinewsie with pitch
- 7 Accredited reporter letters?
- 8 White House
- 9 Tech News: 2019-06
- 10 Tech News: 2019-07
- 11 Macedonia
- 12 Perils of headlines
- 13 Tech News: 2019-08
20:33, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
Does journalism have a future?
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/01/28/does-journalism-have-a-future —Justin (koavf)❤T☮C☺M☯ 05:36, 24 January 2019 (UTC)
Resource for Chicago and Detroit reporting
Ten tools for journalists
https://www.poynter.org/tech-tools/2018/the-top-10-tools-for-journalism-in-2018-and-10-other-things-to-bookmark/ —Justin (koavf)❤T☮C☺M☯ 21:11, 26 January 2019 (UTC)
18:14, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
Former Wikinewsie with pitch
A former Wikinewsie has direct messaged the Wikinews Facebook page, claiming to have the scoop on something that will eventually be international news. Anyone want to talk with him? He's offered no details, but it is a very active former contributor, so I'm giving them benefit of the doubt. -- Zanimum (talk) 18:57, 29 January 2019 (UTC)
- Potentially interesting... (That ping failed, incidentally; no idea why, can see no reason it would fail). BRS (Talk) (Contribs) 20:02, 29 January 2019 (UTC)
Accredited reporter letters?
If an accredited reporter needed a letter from their editor, to get accreditation for a sports competition, would someone be able to provide that?
We have a very competent European photographer contacting us about photographing national-level sports competition, but he would need a letter from Wikinews itself. -- Zanimum (talk) 19:56, 29 January 2019 (UTC)
- Hard to try and figure out what, exactly, to try and do without knowing what, exactly, xe requires their letter to say. BRS (Talk) (Contribs) 20:01, 29 January 2019 (UTC)
- @Billster156234781: In general, the logistics of getting into the White House for a press briefing are pretty complicated and in this particular administration, they are outrite hostile to the media (which--who knows?--may actually be to our advantage!) If you really wanted to attend as a credential Wikinewsie, an outdoor event on the lawn would be a lot more likely. —Justin (koavf)❤T☮C☺M☯ 00:23, 31 January 2019 (UTC)
- Recent studies show that 96% of the Network coverage (NBC, ABC, CBS) of the president was negative last year. You can bet that he does not like the media any more than they like him. If you watched any network lately you could probably see that most shows have a clear bias against conservatives, even in shows that are supposed to be news only! This could be because the networks are a corporate model. The 2 best things about Wikinews is that we are not owned by a for-profit corporation & we do not write editorials (we go to reddit for that) One could argue that that is the reason why we are so good at NPOV writing. Chances are we could convince a Wikinewsie living in DC to ask for a press pass. Honestly, I am a post-millennial, and live nowhere near DC. But our mission is to become a respected and well-known part of the Media family, on par with the likes of the New York Times, and I feel getting our people to more news conferences would be a great way to show how capable we are of doing just that.Billster156234781 (talk) 21:34, 31 January 2019 (UTC)
--Johan (WMF) 17:11, 4 February 2019 (UTC)
18:45, 11 February 2019 (UTC)
It would appear the Republic of Macedonia has decided to now call itself North Macedonia; are we all on board with moving the category over? If so, it's not the biggest country cat, so shouldn't be too tough. BRS (Talk) (Contribs) 01:59, 13 February 2019 (UTC)
- I'm okay with this. --Pi zero (talk) 02:06, 13 February 2019 (UTC)
Perils of headlines
23:13, 18 February 2019 (UTC)