WikiReporter.org All events reported!
A tool for making permanent public open records of notable gatherings
Problem - event reporting gets lost
Every event gets article and identifier
Keep data open for further research by anyone
Social campaigns do journalism about events.
Difficult to find collective analysis of all events as a movement.
- Answer questions
- Generate text
- Publish in Wikinews
Why make a basic news article?
Using a form creates linked data
- From linked data - potential for translation
- From linked data - machine reading for insights
Unique identifier for every event - authority control
Nexus for all related information
Creates citizen journalists