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).

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