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Category talk:Jounalists

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We already have a Journalism category. Do we need two cats for a subject we have very few articles for? weaseLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 08:10, 16 October 2008 (EDT)

I'm not sure that we really need a misspelled category at all. Debate anyone? Redchuck.gif ГенгисIs the Pope a Catholic? 08:30, 16 October 2008 (EDT)
Keep. This is a category for people who work for "jounas" the ancient Sanskrit word for "teh internet". Consequently we need this category. (some guy at work) (talk) (block)
I didn't even notice the spelling error! Anyway, I've emptied it of the one article that was in this cat. It can either be deleted or left a a misspelled empty category. . . . weaseLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 11:12, 16 October 2008 (EDT)
Typical! That's the sort of high-handed unilateral action that sets of headless chicken mode. We need a due process for correcting errors. Redchuck.gif ГенгисIs the Pope a Catholic? 11:24, 16 October 2008 (EDT)
OK then, I'll put it back in. weaseLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 11:27, 16 October 2008 (EDT)
I killed it. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 16:29, 16 October 2008 (EDT)
See what I mean! :) Redchuck.gif ГенгисIs the Pope a Catholic? 16:45, 16 October 2008 (EDT)
Per Weaseloid's comment above, I think it's time we formulated some sort of policy regarding the use of "people-based" categories (e.g. journalists, atheists, creationists, etc) and the use of ideology-based categories (e.g. journalism, atheism, creationism, etc). As it stands, whenever I categorize an article, I am never sure whether to cat (for example) Richard Dawkins as "atheism" or "atheist", or both. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 16:57, 16 October 2008 (EDT)
That's a good example, because as far as I'm concerned there doesn't need to be an "atheists" category; they could just go in "atheism". I don't think every person necessarily has to be categorised in person-related categories. My own feeling is that there are a few too many categories, some of which are unnecessary. It would be easier to manage categorisation (& hence easier to find articles) if a few of the overlapping/duplicating categories were cut out. weaseLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 17:05, 16 October 2008 (EDT)
As I pointed out elsewhere (category:Atheists) people should go into a sub category of people and a sub category of a related subject if necessary. So the category:journalists should be a member of category:people and also a member of [[:category:journalism] and hence a person needs to be categorised only as a journalist (unless they have other talents). Redchuck.gif ГенгисIs the Pope a Catholic? 03:00, 17 October 2008 (EDT)