Wikinews:Water cooler/assistance/archives/2017/November

How can I have a userified article reviewed?

I have just freshened an article I wrote earlier, which has since been userified by another wikinews editor. How can I have this article (User:Ottawahitech/Equifax data breach involves 100,000 Canadians) put in the Review queue? Thanks in advance, Ottawahitech (talk) 19:11, 4 November 2017 (UTC) Please ping me[reply]

@Ottawahitech: You will need to rename the article so it returns to the main namespace. Keep in mind the Style Guide's suggestions regarding headlines. Also, I noticed when looking at the article there are at least a few cases of "passive voice" (e.g. "have been") which could be improved by shifting to the active voice ("were".) - Amgine | t 20:43, 4 November 2017 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks for responding @Amgine, are you sure wikinews users are allowed to move pages from their user space? When I did the opposite I was rebuked by an wikinews-admin. Also can you give me an example of how to change from Passive to Active in this article? Thanks in advance. Ottawahitech (talk) 21:21, 4 November 2017 (UTC)Please ping me[reply]
@Ottawahitech: If you seriously intend to submit the article for review, you'll need to move it to mainspace, with (as Amgine mentions) an appropriate headline for its new focus. --Pi zero (talk) 23:33, 4 November 2017 (UTC)[reply]
@Ottawahitech: Yes, you may move the page back into the main namespace. You may also move anything around within your userspace, and request its deletion. In my opinion you should also be able to to move any article of which you are the sole contributor from the main namespace to user space - whether or not it may contain copyvio - because you can then edit the document to eliminate the copyvio (and if necessary the copyvio revisions selectively deleted.) I suspect the admin did not intend a rebuke so much as trying to explain their own actions, but I do not know what the extenuating circumstances may have been.
I did a brief copyedit of the article in situ, marking it up rudely with colorized spans to highlight passive voice phrases and suggestions. Feel free to ignore and revert. - Amgine | t 03:20, 5 November 2017 (UTC)[reply]
The formatting was removed already, so here's a permalink version. —mikemoral (talk) 08:36, 5 November 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns

This article has been present on WikiNews for almost 24 hours, but few seem to have noticed it. Why is this article getting so little attention?

It was started by a new editor (I think?) on 13:31, 4 November 2017‎. User:Acagastya made two edits to the article about an hour later. The original article writer has included all the W's and H's(?), which often seem to be a stumbling block for me, yet the article seems stuck with a This article is under development tag on top of it.

Shouldn't articles such as this get more attention here? Ottawahitech (talk) 11:27, 5 November 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Should It get more attention? Yes. And no. What if they come back and add more information and then submit for review. On the other hand it is possible they might not edit it. I could edit it, was to, but we all have real life commitments, too. If it is not submitted, no one is going to review, as it is “under development”.
acagastya PING ME! 13:40, 5 November 2017 (UTC)[reply]