Fedora Weekly News: needing invigoration
richardvj11 at fedoraproject.org
Tue Oct 25 09:54:40 UTC 2011
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Beats/Ambassadors Ambassadors Beat is
Published and Edited to include messages till 24th October 2011.
Thanks for Reminder Pascal.
Good Work *Buddhike *
Thanks and regards
Ambassador & Beats Editor
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On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 9:05 PM, Pascal Calarco <pvcalarco at uwaterloo.ca>wrote:
> Hi folks -
> We are more than a month since we have had enough content for another issue
> of FWN, and so I thought I would post openly to the News, Ambassadors, and
> Marketing lists, asking for some dialogue around this, and seeking some new
> contributors, perhaps.
> Fedora Weekly News is a very important vehicle for letting both the Fedora
> community and the external Linux community, know what the happenings are
> with the Fedora Project. FWN has been around for many years and is a
> trusted brand that the community looks forward to each week.
> Writing for FWN is definitely a time commitment, on a weekly basis, and so
> its understandable that FWN's volunteer beat writers sometimes have a hard
> time contributing on that regular a basis.
> But, if we don't have writers for FWN, we don't have content to produce an
> issue, and the community loses the vibrant voice that they have relied on in
> the past.
> Do you have suggestions for making FWN an easier time commitment? Should
> we consider moving FWN to a biweekly frequency for some beats that don't
> have enough content for a weekly beat?
> So, I would like to hear from both current beat writers to FWN, and
> community members that perhaps would like to get involved as a writer for
> FWN. The bar is not high for participation. You basically need to have:
> 1) Continuing interest and passion in the Fedora Project, perhaps on some
> particular aspect or subproject that you'd like to write on
> 2) A bit of familiarity with Mediawiki tagging and conventions, and the
> Fedora Project wiki Style Guide
> 3) A Commitment to produce a beat on more or less weekly basis
> Thanks for your time and consideration! I look forward to hearing from some
> of you and your ideas to make FWN a viable and vibrant media vehicle for the
> Fedora Project again.
> - Pascal
> Pascal Calarco
> Co-Editor, Fedora Weekly News
> Fedora Ambassador, Ontario, Canada
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> news at lists.fedoraproject.org
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