[Imc-uk-features] proposal for permanent features !?
chris at aktivix.org
Fri Dec 29 13:41:59 PST 2006
On Fri 29-Dec-2006 at 05:25:04PM +0000, WietsE wrote:
> To give the coverage of some issues on Indymedia a bit
> more 'depth' I was thinking of creating static pages on
> certain issues to give more background information. We
> could name these 'dossiers' or 'files' or whatever.
> I think that in most features we only slightly touch the
> surface when trying to talk about the actual issues or
> subjects. Especially with new people visiting the site,
> who aren't as familiar with certain issues, it could be
> of great help. Also we tend to accuse mainstream media
> of only covering actions and demonstrations in a
> superficial way, and with a lot of features focused on
> actions that have happened and lacking a more in depth
> analysis of what's going on, we might be guilty of that
> ourselves sometimes. So a static page, then can
> constantly be updated and linked to from features and
> linking to newswire articles (like a permanent
> feature?). Additionally these pages could be collected
> into startpage specials for the appropriate (action)
> topic pages. Although this is just a list of links, it
> is a simple example that was made during the G8, last
> year: http://publish.indymedia.org.uk/en/static/g8.html
> Anyway, any people interested ?
Good idea, anyone interested in helping writing one on the
"war on terror"?
We really should have one, or perhaps better a topic, on
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