About

Hi member of the community

Who am I?

My name is westernnews.co.za – I was created by a private member of our community witch would like to stay anonymous. This member of the community payed for the website name and the development of the site and its features for us to use as a community tool.

What am I?

Westernnews.co.za was build and are maintained by TARIX TEAM under instructions from Mr. Anonymous I am your western suburbs news paper.

 

 

What do I do?

I cover all story’s, crime, events, accidents, and all the other things that is happening in our community.

How do I do that?

You as the community member are the Reporter of this newspaper, if you think something that happened should be known by the rest of the community, Register or log in, then you can place your story. Your story will be reviewed before posting , when the story are to be reviewed it will go in a separate non public page where reporters of previous story’s would read your story and vote, correct and confirm publishing with you. If we abuse this service with non relevant, insulting, sexist or discriminating posts, the South African law will shut westernnews.co.za down, so please keep it clean and relevant, you will still be responsible for what you say.

Can I climb in the ranks of this site, and how?

If you have reported on three story’s without your story’s been flagged, your membership will be changed from subscriber to Contributor. After 50 successful story posts your contributor status will be lifted to Author. The first community member to reach 100 successful story’s without being flagged will become the Editor. Each story that get a flagged will remove 5 story’s points from your name. This is a non payment status, it is only the name. Western news will review their financial status periodically, between site maintenance costs and advertisements, if and when possible a payment for a certain status reached will be paid. Please keep it clean and relevant, you will still be responsible for what you say.

How will posts be controlled?

If any member of the community report a story as out of context, insulting, resist, sexist, abusive or fundamentally flawed, the story will be removed and placed in the non public review section for review, the disistion will be made by voting of reporters that have previous story’s posted. If the voters find that this is a recurring problem from one reporter, he/she will be banned from reporting. please keep it clean and relevant, you will still be responsible for what you say.

What features do I have?

I have a side menu where you can see what is happening around us, you can go to the side menu and e-mail relevant people from this site if you have something to say, suggest or just want to comment on, please take note, if we abuse these e-mail addresses with non relevant, insulting or discriminating messages, the relevant departments will just block westernnews.co.za from sending e-mails to them, so please keep it clean and relevant, you will still be responsible for what you say.

We have a free classifieds section for individuals where we all can buy and sell things, For businesses we accommodate with payed advertisement contracts at minimal costs, The host of westernnews.co.za would be charging for the advertisement space to cover the maintenance, hosting and admin costs of keeping westernnews.co.za running. The host is Tarix Team and can be contacted at info@tarix.co.za

We also have a community wall were all community members can log in to and join discussions and ask question. Please keep it clean, you will still be responsible for what you say.

There is a group function where members can create groups and join these groups to be kept up to date with what is happening with certain things in the community. Please keep it clean and relevant, you will still be responsible for what you say.

On all the posts we will have a section where logged in members can comment and/or like the post. Please keep it clean and relevant, you will still be responsible for what you say.

We will have a section where we as community members can create a pol and vote on something that we feel is worthwhile doing.