A Brief Overview about the Content Management and its Publication on the RM Portal
The content team conducts various editing and publishing tasks on the Riyadh Municipality’s (RM) portal, making use of a professional, specialized team of editors and coordinators.
Preparation and Publication Phases:
The tasks are conducted within a systematic mechanism which involves receiving the content, editing it or updating it before publishing. The content in the RM portal encompasses several fields, such as news and announcements about the Municipality’s activities and municipal awareness campaigns, covering of global and local municipal-related events, as well as handling of the content of RM’s departments and directorates. After receiving the content, it is directed to the editor to do the needful final revision, editing and drafting before publishing. Afterwards, the content is directed to the coordinator to be published.
In addition to the above mentioned tasks, the content team is entrusted with communication and follow-up with the concerned bodies the requests of any needed content, editing or publishing it. Editors write and draft any urgent updates requested by the Portal’s directors to be published. Moreover, the content team insures the quality of the published materials on the Portal, and in case of any comments or reservations, they promptly rectify to do the proper needful updates.
Thus, the content team tasks involve:
- Communication and follow-up with coordinators of the competent bodies since the beginning and during the workflow.
- Reviewing and editing any contents.
- Collaboration with editors to write and draft any new contents upon the directors’ commands.
Since the Riyadh Municipality (RM) strongly adheres to credibility and confidentiality with regard to the published information in the different municipal specializations, any municipal-related information published on the RM Portal is composed by its officials, who are specialized in the different municipal fields. When the municipal information is quoted from external sources such as Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affaires (MOMRA), Supreme Authority for Riyadh Development (ADA), or any other source, the Portal content team makes sure to mention the reference and put the link of the information source below the page.
Portal Reference and Compliance with Legal Requirements:
The RM portal (http://www.alriyadh.gov.sa/en/Pages/Default.aspx) represents a governmental organization subsidized and funded by the Saudi government, i.e. the Riyadh Municipality.
The RM Portal department is fully obliged to enforce the legal requirements of the privacy of municipal information applied in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by adhering to the related charters and regulations.
The advertising policy of the RM Portal is based on publishing and announcing the events and activities of the Municipality and any other related municipal-awareness events to the community. The RM Portal does not host any external advertisements; and it does not collect money through advertising.