Drupal in the Newsroom, from Mother Jones to the New York Observer
Using Drupal in a formal news media environment requires careful thought.How do Drupal's content creation concepts and user roles apply to the publishing industry? How is newsroom workflow implemented on the Drupal platform? And how do open source frameworks like Drupal impact traditional print business models? Representatives from Mother Jones Magazine, the New York Observer, and other high profile media organizations will talk about their use of Drupal in a formal news publishing environment.
- Workflow -- Do news organizations adapt Drupal to their needs, or does Drupal adapt them?
- Content creation process
- Editing process
- Publishing process
- User roles and permissions -- does your staff understand how it all works?
- The public -- Using Drupal to facilitate commenting, dialogue, and reader engagement
This panel discussion will be useful to both those looking to Drupal as a platform for their news/media organization's website as well as to those developers looking to integrate an editorial workflow into their web publishing platform.