One of the ideas tossed around at the Wikinews chat on Saturday was giving Wikinews feeds. Dan100 is now posting Wikinews items to a Blogger blog with a native Atom feed and an RSS feed via Feedburner.
This is a great first step, but it seems silly not to mix feeds and wikis. Maybe one day, Wikinews will have its own native feed(s) and wikis with feeds won’t be so rare.
It’s interesting how most of us talking about Wikinews and feeds seem to be focusing on getting news to the consumers, not to other journalists. Many journalists use feeds and aggregators. Certainly Wikinews’ feeds would be valuable to journalists to get story ideas. Maybe the day will come when news organizations will repurpose Wikinews’ content. Maybe that’s already happening.