News team processes
daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com
Fri Nov 18 11:01:07 UTC 2011
Am 15.11.2011 19:10, schrieb Elizabeth Krumbach:
> Currently we put all details on how to submit on:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter (but maybe improvements
> can be made here since it's unclear whether people even manage to get
> to this page itself).
I'll have a look at it in a bit.
> And in the Feedback section of every issue, eg:
> And lately one of us blogs about it at least once per cycle
> But I'd say the way we get most contributors is by personally
> approaching people throughout the community to participate, both Amber
> and I have pulled people from our LoCo teams, and I regularly approach
> the Ubuntu Women and Ubuntu Beginners teams for help.
This sounds like a good idea to me.
Maybe https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NewsTeam could be a bit more explicit
about the tasks and contributions we're after? Maybe also encourage
folks to join the channel and mailing list and introduce themselves if
they'd like to be reporters?
>> - could share the infrastructure for both weekly and weekly dev news
>> Sharing the resources sounds like not so much a problem if there's few
>> folks using them, maybe I could ask people to start their submissions
>> with [dev]. Some of them might even be interesting for the weekly news.
> Sounds like a good idea, what infrastructure pieces does dev news currently use?
None. It's basically just me doing it on my own, a couple of tomboy
notes, that's it. :-)
Which is why I want to fix it, advertise a submission process and get
others involved to help out.
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