You can either register as a user or file news as a guest.
To file news, follow the
1. Decide which country or category your news is relevant
If you are filing as a guest, your
login username is the country or topic you are filing news under.
For example, if
page, your username
be Caribbean and your password Caribbean.
Similarly, to file news to a special category such as Human Rights,
your username will be Human Rights and
your password Human Rights. Your guest
password to log in for
any country or category is always the name of the country or category.
Logging in as a guest will mean you will be restricted to filing
category or countries assigned to the category in which you have
logged into. For example, logging in as a guest to file news to
the France news page will afford you the option of also chosing
other European countries assigned to the same news block as France. Registered
journalists are able to file news to any category including
special categories such as Opinion.
Note that all guest user names and passwords are case sensitive,
and both must exactly match the category description.
If your item is suited to other
regions select the multiple category option and then tick each category.
If unsure file the story as unapproved and it will then be checked
by an editor.
This system permits picture uploads. You can upload a picture
and insert it into your document in simple to follow steps. Please pay
attention to the instructions, available on the picture upload page,
when uploading pictures. Pictures can be inserted as static or clickable
thumbshots or as the full image (the latter is not recommended).
It is the responsibility of contributors to check spelling and
punctuation and to ensure that formatting is applied in line with the
system requirements before filing any items.
Items that are considering to be purely promotional commercial
material will be rejected. This is a news website and, where promotional
material meets the criteria of being newsworthy over and above commercial
interest, it may be published.
Copying and pasting text from another program such
you arrive at the submit news page, be sure to familiarise yourself
by exploring all of the options available on the page.
and when filing an item DON’T
FORGET TO ENSURE THE RELEVANT CATEGORY OR COUNTRY IS SELECTED &
SHOWING ON THE DROP DOWN MENU OR MULTIPLE CATEGORIES OR YOUR NEWS WON’T
To file news without using the login system click
News sent to the system
can be published immediately; or you can
• set a specific date and
your article will be automatically published, or
• you can publish
it as a draft or unapproved article, which will notify an editor
your material requires editorial attention.
Once published, guest users are
initially unable to return to and edit material, but you can
Registered users may gain editing rights once they have been fully
BECOME AN EDITOR
Registered contributors whose journalistic knowledge and skill
is considered sufficient may progress to the level of editor
whereby they may be granted
editing rights for a particular category or categories. If you are already
registered and consider you have the necessary skills and wish to become
an editor please contact the site administrator.
The publishing page has two sections - short story, and full story.
The short story will always appear on the selected news page, but
the long story (accessed for input purposes by clicking the 'toggle
full story' link on the add news page) may sometimes be automatically
and is accessed through
at the end of the short story. If your item is just a few
paragraphs or so, then file it in the short story section.
please use the short story
as an introduction and place the full article in the long
You are strongly advised to study the news submission guidelines before
sending articles for the first time.
Items that are considered
unsuitable will be removed by the editor. All items will be archived
when outdated—usually on the 1st of each month—and then
removed and stored offline once they become fully outdated [after 5
Please note that the guest login system does
not provide a designated place for your byline (name).
If you are filing news as a guest, you are encouraged to put your
byline (by Your Name) in either the 'title' or the 'short
story' slots on the create story page, shown in miniature below.
Go to the news publishing system login
or use the login box below:
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News Input newsletter
If you wish to have
your own designated username and password then you can register on-line.
Registering will result in your articles displaying your preferred
Please note that, together with huge respect
to all at and associated with CuteNews who have worked tirelessly
to produce all its elements, I have provided this system as a
free public service for the common good and with the intention
of strict adherence to the ethos of bona fide journalism, the
dissemination of information, and free speech. Anyone found abusing
this system will be initially warned as to their behaviour and
unheeded warnings will be followed by further action.
This site will not
tolerate incitement towards violent behaviour, hatred or racist
Thank you for your interest and the best of
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