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    Better to discuss how the WikiTribune has morphed into another plain old Wikimedia news under that umbrella moniker that already exists. I was hoping for a real news outlet unfettered by ad spam and influencers, if it had and editorial opinion section included, fine, but separate from actual news reported stories. Well, that didn’t happen, I suspect like anything else in this modern world they just ran out of money but somehow can’t put this reality into words at this time. When my annual subscription date arrives next year around now, I won’t be there for that.

    Edited: 2019-10-09 15:46:17 By Tim Colby (talk | contribs) + 10 Characters .. + 1% change.‎‎ (Note | Diff)

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    I think it’s just wildly ambitious project, the real downfall is the lack of categorising. People generally seek out news about their own country/vicinity. WikiTribune is a wonderfull resource, yet the lack of reliability of finding relevant topics is what I think discourages users nowadays.

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      In order to be attractive news can be either very current or very deep in analysis, fact checking and content. In the absence of either of those, sadly, the thing doesn’t fly. The lack of critical mass in contributions is jeopardizing an amazing experiment.

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      Not only ambitious but I think the real problem was the funding structure, that is they ran out of funding and all the posted REASONS for having to let go of the previous editorial staff, (you know journalists and editors and support staff), was telling us that at that time, ITS OVER, but that’s not the message we received is it?

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