FLOCK coverage idea

Madhurjya Roy roymadhurjya at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 14:22:42 UTC 2014

I was going to suggest the same! Briefing out each day could be a great idea.

Small posts with summary and resolution (if any) of each talk can really help people track the conference on a daily basis.

Madhurjya Roy

-----Original Message-----
From: "Máirín Duffy" <duffy at fedoraproject.org>
Sent: ‎06-‎08-‎2014 19:33
To: "jzb at redhat.com" <jzb at redhat.com>; "Fedora Marketing team" <marketing at lists.fedoraproject.org>; "Matthew Miller" <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Subject: Re: FLOCK coverage idea

On 08/06/2014 10:00 AM, Joe Brockmeier wrote:
> On 08/06/2014 03:54 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 06, 2014 at 03:48:43PM +0200, Joe Brockmeier wrote:
>>>> So, my idea here would be to do individual posts for each of the talks
>>>> that we are going to cover at FLOCK. This approach will also make it
>>>> easier to assign a specific talk to a writer so we don't have multiple
>>>> people covering the same talk.
>>> How do we feel about combining a few talks into one post?
>>> I attended the keynote, a talk on QA and a talk on Copr so far today.
>>> Already wrote up the keynote, but not sure I'm going to get a full post
>>> out of the QA talk. Any strong objections to doing a post that looks at
>>> more than one talk?
>> I think combining them if they're related makes sense, but it's better to
>> not combine QA and Coprs even if each result is short. (Headline the QA talk
>> with the quote about Rawhide bugs _probably_ not being a demonic hand
>> reaching out of the monitor to strangle you?)
> I must have missed that bit. I was thinking if we combine coverage we
> might draw more attention to talks than shorter individual posts, but
> whatever.

I did combos last year.... basically I did a brief synopsis for every 
talk, one blog post per day. Got really good coverage and every post got 
LWN coverage.


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