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Fiona Apps

Fiona Apps

"Story idea - A report on pseudoscienc..."
Fiona Apps

Fiona Apps

"Please feel free to add yourselves to..."
Marielle Volz

Marielle Volz

"Can we add ourselves to this? Maybe u..."

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17 November 2017

( tax ) .. - Tag Assad created; 06:25:44, 17 Nov 2017.. Jodie DeJonge (talk | contribs)‎ ( created )

13 November 2017

15:51:37, 13 Nov 2017 . .‎ Fiona Apps (Updated → Adding story)

06 November 2017

11:17:15, 06 Nov 2017 . .‎ Fiona Apps (Updated → Updating link)

02 November 2017

15:19:09, 02 Nov 2017 . .‎ Fiona Apps (Updated → Adding links, fmt, etc)

31 October 2017

25 October 2017

• (view) . . Comment: Daily News Agenda: Friday‎; 11:01:04, 25 Oct 2017 . . Vlad Bourceanu (talk | contribs)‎‎ ( Comment -> Yes, I think the newspapers idea is a fantastic idea. Trouble is, most UK newspapers have been (as far as I've seen, at least) hugely partisan over the issue - on both sides of the argument. This is where WikiTribune could come in, I feel - it's all crying out for some impartial, fair and accurate reporting, which won't go overboard either way but will present things factually, such as they are and let the reader make up his/her own mind themselves. But yes - we could again show what the media thinks, so long as we do it in a balanced way? and yes, the "human interest" piece would indeed be an interesting bonus, I think. Happy to help in any way you'd like me to - and yes, will talk from now on on the story's TALK page (replied here, this one time, for the sake of the topic's coherence). Thank you! )

23 October 2017

16:47:19, 23 Oct 2017 . .‎ Peter Bale (Updated → Updated)
16:46:42, 23 Oct 2017 . .‎ Peter Bale (Updated → Edited and published, PGB)

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  1. Story idea – A report on pseudoscience surrounding women’s beauty products and feminine hygiene products, in reaction to Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP. Possible sources: Dr. Jen Gunter, expert in women’s health (4 years of medical school, a 5 year OB/GYN residency).

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    Marielle Volz
    Marielle Volz

    Can we add ourselves to this? Maybe under a volunteer heading?

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      Please feel free to add yourselves to this under the ‘journalist’ heading although if you’d rather make another one for community journalists that would work too!

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