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Fedora Weekly News: Beats

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The weekly news are separated into beats. A beat, derived from newspaper and laboratory usage, is the act of reporting news or research results; or a round or course which is frequently gone over, by a newspaper reporter.

Beats Overview


Beats Sections

These are the pages where the weekly news beats are written. Content here may be derived from bugzilla reports, blog posts and mailing list discussions.

[Special note: Please remove the asterisk(*) symbol to confirme beat writers' name. To make the opportunities apparent, the asterisk symbol is being use]

Beat Writer March 13, 2013
FWN/Beats/Welcome Rashadul Islam or Adam Williamson* incomplete
FWN/Beats/Announcements Rashadul Islam incomplete
FWN/Beats/InTheNews Jason Brooks* incomplete
FWN/Beats/Ambassadors Richard Vijay* incomplete
FWN/Beats/QualityAssurance Adam Williamson* incomplete
FWN/Beats/Translation Runa Bhattacharjee* incomplete
FWN/Beats/Design Nicu Buculei* incomplete
FWN/Beats/SecurityAdvisories User:Astiando* incomplete
FWN/Beats/LATAM Guillermo Gómez* incomplete
FWN/Beats/PlanetFedora Joel Braun* incomplete


If you are interested in contributing to Fedora Weekly News see the Join page.

  1. Read the information sources for your beat. Usually, this will be a team's mailing list archives and meeting logs.
  2. Decide what are the 1-5 important things that have happened in your beat's area of focus during the past week that everyone in the Fedora community should know.
  3. Write up a summary of those important things in (look at the table above for a list of current beats). Looking at the pages for other beats should give you an idea of formatting, writing style, length, and how to link in references.
  4. Edit the table in so that the entry for the section you just wrote reads "COMPLETE" instead of "incomplete."
  5. Email the Fedora news list ( and let us all know you're done.

If you have any questions, ask on the fedora-news-list.