[wdmmg-discuss] Cuts website live
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Oct 18 10:34:39 BST 2010
On 18 October 2010 10:00, Richard Pope <richard at memespring.co.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
>> On 17 October 2010 22:19, Richard Pope <richard at memespring.co.uk> wrote:
>>> I have the Advantage West Midlands and Arts Council data loaded, still
>>> working on Schools cuts:
>>> Thoughts / suggestions?
>> First off: this is great! Brilliant idea to re-purpose Ushashidi.
>> Really, really good. Some thoughts:
>> 1. I've been working a little bit now you have automated other data to
>> hand enter the (limited) detailed cuts info we had from:
>> http://wheredoesmymoneygo.org/cuts/ effort.
>> One example is: <http://www.culture.gov.uk/news/media_releases/7297.aspx>
>> Most of these cuts are to general UK-wide bodies (e.g. UK Film
>> Council). At the moment I am coding these geographically as London. Is
>> this sensible?
> hmm. If possible I think we should try and find the next level down.
> e.g. if the film council is going, we should be able to get a list fo
> all active programmes.
But things like the UK Film Council were funding projects UK wide I
imagine. Similarly for the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council --
but we can dig!
>> 2. At the moment it appears a hand-entered cut has to be manually
>> approved before it goes live -- any way to bring in more moderators ;)
> I'll add a 'Get involved' section to the about page asking for
> moderators and data sleuths. Should I point them at this list or if
> not can we have a team@ email address?
I think both, but often the email alias is better so I'll set up
team at wherearethecuts.org now and forward to you, Jordan Hatch (you
happy for this Jordan?), Lisa and myself.
>> 3. Second Lisa's comments about amounts. Could not see a field to
>> enter the amount (which would be useful to have -- when it is known).
> See above comments, but yes I'll see if its possible to hack an
> explicit field in.
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