Wikinews talk:Breaking news

Latest comment: 11 months ago by Jabulile Vincent in topic Floods in South Korea.

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Outdated idea


This idea that seems a bit outdated, so I made some changes to emphasize that all articles should go through review, even if one editor feels something is "breaking". People abuse the "breaking" tag way too much as it is anyways. See prior discussion here: Wikinews_talk:Reviewing_articles#Breaking, and common practice of usage of {{Review}} with {{Peer reviewed}}, etc. All articles should go through an independent review prior to {{publish}}, "breaking" or not. Cirt (talk) 13:29, 16 November 2008 (UTC)Reply

Mail form


Instead of (or in tandem with) a mailto tag for submitting stories, how about a webform to submit stories (which can then email them to the appropriate address)? Not everyone has a mail program installed, and it's a PITA to copy the address, open webmail, and paste it in. Just an idea... :) /Blaxthos (talk) 09:48, 28 June 2010 (UTC)Reply

Breaking news


What's the definition for 'breaking news'? Thanks Kayau (talk · contribs) 15:29, 4 April 2011 (UTC)Reply

The practical definition seems to be "may change rapidly, so heads up." See this diff. --Pi zero (talk) 16:27, 4 April 2011 (UTC)Reply
Thanks! But... how's that defined? :P Kayau (talk · contribs) 16:33, 4 April 2011 (UTC)Reply
  • It should be reserved for stories which will require the article significantly updated during the 24hrs post-publish. Those are things like major disasters where casualty figures can rise rapidly. I would advise that in such cases you avoid numbers in the article title – or lede when up as a main page lead – then the actual figure changes don't require multiple edits on more than one page or template. --Brian McNeil / talk 16:34, 4 April 2011 (UTC)Reply

2 dead body's found on an known place


Two bodies found near oilvenhoutbosh. They foumd two bodies near olivenhoutbosh the leader of one politics has killed her mother's boyfriend she said that she killed her mother's boyfriend with her someone the police found bones they are still busy on the case

Stay connected for more Sobayi (talk) 19:39, 6 August 2020 (UTC)Reply

Hayat Hotel terror attack in Mogadishu Somalia


Multiple sources report an ongoing assault on the Hayat Hotel and previous explosions orchestrated by the al-Shabaab terror group in the area around K-4 and Wadada Waaberi.

Updates indicate that Somali forces continue to clash with al-Shabaab fighters in the hotel, and it is currently unknown how many militants remain in the area. Initial reports indicated that at least 17 people were killed.

Updates report that at least eight civilians have been killed, as well as an unspecified number of al-Shabaab militants. The full extent of casualties has not been immediately specified. The Intelligence Chief of Mogadishu has been either killed or injured.

An unspecified number of people may remain trapped in the hotel, including government officials. However, at least 30 people have been rescued. Al-Shabaab has targeted the hotel multiple times in recent years. (talk) 15:14, 20 August 2022 (UTC)Reply

El nino update: 2023


El nino it is here with us, but then no body is prepared for. The planet has been in control of la Nina the past 3 years no body is expecting such phenomena but you better be ready of the unpredictable as a strong el nino is coming by winter. The forecast say that"there is now a 86% chance of el nino coming by winter and there is 56% chance that it might be a strong one".Met who is known as MosesKituku said"this el nino is already here with us so it is our responsibility to start acting by how it affects your climate region." We all know that it affect the horn of africa with above normal rain so they need to prepare for that.So,keep updated on the el nino update on this page. Newsmenter (talk) 20:02, 10 June 2023 (UTC)Reply

The purpose of this post is unclear. If you want to write an article about El Niño, please read WN:INTRO and start the article with proper sources. --SVTCobra 20:43, 10 June 2023 (UTC)Reply
I've already read but pls show me an example of article. (talk) 18:00, 11 June 2023 (UTC)Reply
I don't know if you are User:Newsmenter and forgot to log in, but 'example' articles are every published article on the main page and in the archives. SVTCobra 18:07, 11 June 2023 (UTC)Reply

Floods in South Korea.


Flooding and landslides in South Korea leave at least 40 people dead and 6 others missing. Jabulile Vincent (talk) 05:29, 24 July 2023 (UTC)Reply

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