[discuss] the volume on the 1net list
mg at telepresse.com
Mon Mar 24 14:15:39 UTC 2014
At 02:22 24/03/2014, Eliot Lear wrote:
>I've been reviewing some statistics on the 1net discuss list, since
>I joined on January 7th.Â In that period of time, I have received
>2,757 messages that were addressed to that list.Â As of today,
>about one third or 919 (or so) messages have originated from the top
>ten of the roughly 370 contributors.Â I appreciate some people are
>very enthusiastic, and discussion & debate is healthy.Â However,
>given the volume, I am concerned that the quieter voices are getting
>lost, and that people who are not used to such a volume will give up
>on trying to keep up.
>ps: if you're seeing this message, apart from Adiel, you're in the top 10.
>pps: I specifically did not raise this on list, as I don't want to
>compound the problem; but I suspect many people who are not in the
>top ten would share my concerns.
Is this a threat on the press?
I have subscribers among the reading non-contributors. This is why a
news person is paid, and protected, that is in democracy.
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