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Dayton ohio mass shootingEdit

Hi Baozon90

Where did you take this information from? It would be great to include sources for this story.

Just 2-3 URLs would do.

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Thanks and regards, --Gryllida (talk) 06:19, 6 August 2019 (UTC)

Appreciated!!Edit

We appreciate your efforts here!! Please hang in there! You might try doing some simple editing on developing articles....it's a nice way to slowly learn about the flow of things here. --Bddpaux (talk) 18:18, 20 August 2019 (UTC)

Shootout by freewayEdit

Hi. Thanks for creating Shootout by freeway. Unfortunately, it has been deleted as an abandoned article. Not every article succeeds; we look forward to your continued contribution to Wikinews. Wikinews' content guide and guide to writing an article are useful resources for writers. If you have any questions, feel free to ask me or at the assistance page. —mikemoral (talk · contribs) 09:23, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

From what I undestand though, a memorial service was held for the CHP patrolman who was killed in Riverside, CA, which itself could be the focus of another article. —mikemoral (talk · contribs) 09:44, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

Thoughts on getting startedEdit

I usually recommend folks start by reading Wikinews:Pillars of writing; it's a compact overview of our aspirations for each article. Mostly it's cobbled together from advice that had been made in article review comments again and again. Then, after that, there is a tutorial on writing a first article at Wikinews:Writing an article; and there is also Wikinews:Article wizard (which I put together a few years ago but then got frustrated with because I really wanted it to be interactive). --Pi zero (talk) 13:15, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

Truck crashEdit

The two sources have identical content and count as one. It's just so hard for me to find any other information at NJ police or department of transport. :-(

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Regards, --Gryllida (talk) 20:45, 31 August 2019 (UTC)

Re: Dog left in car for 14 hoursEdit

Hi Baozon90  

Thanks -but this appears to have happened on August 27, with court hearing scheduled for September 24. I've marked it as {{prepared story}} and suggest to find fresher topics for news.

Regards, --Gryllida (talk) 00:04, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Shooting articleEdit

I tried to boost it up just a bit. Take a look at the link I added in. It appears this story is developing quickly. Glad to have you here!! --Bddpaux (talk) 16:05, 11 September 2019 (UTC)

Hi, I formatted what Bddpaux added and tweaked the title just a bit. You can find the article at Arrest made in Presque Isle, Maine shooting. —mikemoral (talk · contribs) 07:13, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

Truck crash articleEdit

Since this had been tagged as abandoned for a while, I just deleted it. Kudos on your efforts here!! May I suggest: jump over to the newsroom and see if you can pretty up some articles that are already in development. Doing the 'little' things that help move an article along toward publication can be a great way to learn here. --Bddpaux (talk) 20:56, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

Explosion in farmington maine usaEdit

Do you have a source for this? Please add URLs..

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--Gryllida (talk) 20:57, 16 September 2019 (UTC)


I don't understand the way you begin articles. Why do you delete so many things? --SVTCobra 03:08, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

Choosing headlinesEdit

What you want for a headline is a sentence, in present tense, that tells the most important and unique thing about the focal event of the article. There's a section of the Wikinews:style guide about headlines: WN:Headline. I noticed, for example, you just lately created an article called "Taliban raid". That's a noun phrase, rather than a sentence: it doesn't have a verb in it. And it's also very generic; it doesn't give any specifics that would distinguish the particular event the article is about from hundreds or thousands of other events that have happened over the years. It also doesn't give the reader a clear notion of where this happened (see the disambiguation page Taliban). Cheers. --Pi zero (talk) 13:44, 23 September 2019 (UTC)

Norway's Warholm wins gold in 400 m hurdles at World Championships in DohaEdit

Hello. I developed the article and submitted for review. You have informed us, you have some limitations in your ability to contribute to Wikinews, however, I feel some improvements should be achievable, nonetheless.

If you take a look at WN:WRITE#Starting out, you will see a box where a title can be entered. (This box can also be found in the WN:Newsroom.) Enter a descriptive title (keeping in mind an International audience) and click the Create article button. This will set up the article with all the required elements, including the {{source}} templates. Even if you have a hard time writing, I hope you can copy and paste the various parameters into the source template.

If you can set up articles with this tool, it reduces the burden on other editors. Cheers, --SVTCobra 00:11, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

@Baozon90: Speaking of headlines: thanks for your headline on the Connecticut plane-crash story. --Pi zero (talk) 04:21, 3 October 2019 (UTC)

New articles/Article ideasEdit

Personally, I'd rather you create new articles than add to the list at Wikinews:Requested articles. Also, I am sure you can improve your submissions. You seem adept at copy-paste. You should be able to fill in more of the parameters of the {{source}} template. Also, try to avoid sources which require paid subscriptions. Wikinews calls them 'paywalled'. Cheers, --SVTCobra 21:19, 12 October 2019 (UTC)

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