[www-features] PROPOSAL: add link to 111397 lenin cali najera in latest brad will/oaxaca article
bradley at riseup.net
Tue Oct 31 13:46:20 PST 2006
thank you very much boud.
I think that option 1 could be too confusing for people (but I'm not
I support option 2. I'm not sure what a new feature would look like.
There could be a respectful critique of the IMC (and other media)
response to the death of Brad Will.
I certainly support someone contacting the folks in ecuador and
hopefully they have time and interest to help with another feature.
Thanks again boud for bringing it up.
"You can kill the revolutionary, but you can't kill the revolution."
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On Oct 31, 2006, at 1:15 PM, boud wrote:
> hi www-features,
> (es) ¿Hay las noticias recientes sobre Lenin Cali Najera?
> Somehow we all forgot that brad will is the second indymedia
> journalist to be killed for his media activities (in fact, the second
> in latin america), not the first, and we have no idea as a network
> (so far, anyway) whether there was an enquiry, etc. etc.
> For people who forgot:
> Google, about 800 days after lenin cali najera's assassination:
> http://www.google.com/search?q=Lenin+Cali+Najera Results 1 - 10 of
> about 934 for Lenin Cali Najera.
> Google, 4 days after brad will's assassination:
> Results 1 - 10 of about 223,000 for "brad will" oaxaca indymedia.
> 200 times more links for brad will than for lenin cali najera, in 200
> times *shorter* period. i'm not blaming anyone, just documenting the
> i see two reasonable possibilities about how www-features can make a
> small effort to try to correct this, one fairly easy and quick, one
> which would require waiting for update info from IMC Ecuador.
> OPTION (1) Add a link to the article 849702:
> "Protests supporting Oaxaca held all over the world":
> <p><strong>OTHER INDYMEDIA ACTIVIST KILLED:</strong>
> <a href="http://www.indymedia.org/or/2004/07/111397.shtml">Lenin
> Cali Nájera</a>
> This link would be to the pt/fr/es translations of 111397 for the
> pt/fr/es versions of 849702 and translated into pt/fr/es, and english
> for Ayuujk - i don't think one link in english can hurt, so this would
> keep the translations consistent (even if not perfect).
> OPTION (2) Ask imc ecuador if they could give us an update and then we
> do a feature on this.
> OPTION (1) would have to be done quickly before people keep adding
> more translations, but i know that at least it's something i know how
> to do and can do. (And i know that gdm doesn't like this option :P.)
> OPTION (2) would require more patience. It would be best that someone
> speaking spanish contact cmi ecuador (guayaquil) people.
> What do people think?
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