[imc-st.louis] newswire policy exlanation to fix- A PROPOSAL
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Mon Jan 10 11:53:26 PST 2005
art and all -
i like the changes. great eye!
- b -
BE THE MEDIA
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From: art at stlimc.org
Apparently from: imc-stlouis-bounces at lists.indymedia.org
To: "organizing the independent media center in st. louis" <imc-stlouis at lists.indymedia.org>
Subject: [imc-st.louis] newswire policy exlanation to fix- A PROPOSAL
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 13:26:46 -0600 (CST)
> as i responded to this request, i realized that the info about editing on
> the publish form seems misleading as compared to what is on the about us
> page. Any objections to pasting what is on the about us page onto the
> publish page? this is what is there...
> After stories have been published, they can be edited, linked or even
> deleted by the collective running this site, using the story
> administration page (password required). . We have the highest respect for
> people publishing on our site, so we generally only use these features to
> fix obvious mistakes, such as typos in a web address; or a duplicate copy
> of a story. Very rarely, someone abuses our trust, and posts a story that
> is way outside what the website is set up to do, and we may remove it. We
> are working on the technology to make this process more transparent, so
> that you can see when such decisions have been made, and why. In the
> future, we want our audience to be part of this process too.
> (((ABOUT US))))
> Our policy for articles on the newswire:
>  The only things we will remove from the newswire are multiple posts
> with the same content. All removed newswire posts can still be seen
> through the administration page.
>  We will keep all offensive/controversial posts up for discussion.
> (This includes anything that is racist, misogynistic, anti-semitic or just
>  Personal perspective is the key ingredient of the newswire (and of
> IMC) so we intend to keep the open posting process as transparent and open
> as possible.
> THIS IS MY CHANGE...(I adde some shit and removed a fairly important line
> midway through***Very rarely, someone abuses our trust, and posts a story
> that is way outside what the website is set up to do, and we may remove
> We have no tracking of who you the publisher are, to protect anyone who
> desires to remain anonymous. We hold no liability for what is published.
> We have the highest respect for people publishing on our site, so we only
> interfere with the newswire to fix obvious mistakes, such as typos in a
> web address; and to delete duplicate copies of a story. We will keep all
> offensive/controversial posts up for discussion. Personal perspective is
> the key ingredient of the newswireWe are working on the technology to make
> this process more transparent, so that you can see when such decisions
> have been made, and why. For now, you can write to us at
> imc-stlouis at lists.indymedia.org for information regarding such decisions.
> To be part of this process, come to the meetings of the collective or join
> the listserv!
> i think this makes us more consistent in our policy...feedback???
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