2009/11/30 Brian McNeil <brian.mcn...@wikinewsie.org>: > On Mon, 2009-11-30 at 11:01 +0000, Thomas Dalton wrote: >> There is a lot in the news at the moment about newspapers, etc. >> charging people for accessing news on their websites. I wonder if >> Wikimedia UK should issue a press release recommending Wikinews as an >> alternative. The project could do with some publicity and this might >> be a good time to get it some since the subject of news websites is >> being discussed. It probably won't be in the news for long, though, so >> we would have to move quickly (the release probably needs to go out in >> the next 24 hours at the longest). > > The thought's good, but right now enWN is currently only pushing out > about 5 articles a day. > > Recruitment campaign might be better.
I was thinking of a statement that included a suggestion that people contribute to it. Getting contributors and getting readers are very closely related problems - contributors usually start out as readers (at least, they do on Wikipedia). _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org