About Post Labels

 

Most of the labels found above the headlines throughout Rooted in Rights will be self explanatory. Below are some labels we believe require some further explanation to clearly differentiate between types of posts that will appear repeatedly in Rooted in Rights.  The labels above the headlines apply to the content of the original post not the comments that may follow it.  Those comments will include the opinions and/or information sharing by their authors.  

Commentary

A post that includes the opinion of its author or the entity the author represents.

Compelling Opportunity

A post describing a substantive and timely opportunity to participate in disability rights advocacy.

External Document Summary

A post based exclusively on a document (white paper, task force report or study,  investigative report, etc.)  from an entity external to Rooted in Rights (DRW).  We will attribute this kind of post to the entity responsible for the report so that Rooted in Rights visitors have that information in determining its credibility for themselves

Rooted in Rights Law Review

A post summarizing and providing a link to a law review article published by Rooted in Rights.

Rooted in Rights Report

A report prepared by someone working for DRW or Rooted in Rights that draws on at least one primary source.

Rooted in Rights Poll

An unscientific poll conducted on one or more of the Rooted in Rights platforms.

Journalistic Report

A report prepared by a journalist or a journalism student for Rooted in Rights or reprinted in Rooted in Rights with permission.

Law Review Summary

A post summarizing and providing a link to a law review article published somewhere other than Rooted in Rights.

Letter to the Editor

A short letter sharing an opinion and written by someone who is not working or volunteering for Disability Rights Washington.

News Release Summary

A post based exclusively on a news release  from an entity external to Rooted in Rights (DRW) which is reporting on its own activity. We will attribute this kind of post to the entity that provided the news release so that Rooted in Rights visitors have that information in determining its credibility for themselves.

News Summary

A post based on news coverage from one or more media outlets external to Rooted in Rights (DRW).