[IMC-Video] indymedia and google
miketivist at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 11 12:54:44 PDT 2005
The response they gave me years ago was that there was
too much unfiltered junk on the newswire:
uncorroborated conspiracy theories, racist spam, etc.
Not the stories that we work hard on, but the ones
that trolls & nuts post on every IMC.
The unofficial reason was that Indymedia stories were
turning up high in their lists due to the networked
nature of indymeida combined with the spam tendencies
of many of the posters.
Many IMCs have changed their editorial practices since
then, hiding or deleting spam. This may be why google
news does have some IMCs up now, like argentina &
--- Yvette Hochberg <yvette618 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I totally agree.
> Perhaps many people should start asking them why
> don't include indymedia.
> > Nope, that sounds awesome. I'd love to have a
> > broader dialogue with
> > google about why indymedia isn't included in
> > news, and maybe
> > this is a good place that dialogue can begin.
> > On Feb 16, 2005, at 1:26 PM, Sasha Costanza-Chock
> > wrote:
> > > I absolutely support approaching google to get
> > them to index radical
> > > video content from IMCs and others, from the
> > get-go. We should do more
> > > than just fill out their form, let's find out
> > at google is working
> > > on this and talk to them. Anyone object?
> > >
> > > schock
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