One of my favorite features on the site is the integration between community interaction and the news that gets posted. While I hope to include more methods of involving the community, one such feature that has always been included is the "Opinion Article" system, so that users like yourself can submit articles related to the world of gaming for the entire community to read, without having to become a Newshound. *
Let me rephrase... 50,000+ users with the ability to read your article. Whether or not you get this many readers, the audience is there. As you can see from proven articles in the past, it creates some great discussion and interesting debates.
In the past, our own TA handled the opinion articles, but with the departmentalization of the site, he has passed this responsibility on to me. Some of you noticed the footnote in " Skewing the Male Perspective
" , but I thought I would make an official post to let you all know exactly what the specifications are.
Send me a private message with the following:
- Strapline (flavortext below the title)
- Additional comments or questions
If there is enough interest, I'd love to get one article up every week. These articles are open to anyone and everyone, and will be judged thoroughly to get only the best articles up on the front page. If you're open to taking advantage of this opportunity, I hope to hear from you soon!
* Interested in becoming a Newshound? Submitting opinion articles for review is a fine way to show your writing skills, and consideration for additional Newshounds will come with need. While getting an article on the front page is not a definite contract, it certainly looks good!