My beef is this ... What counts as a reliable source? Does a mention of a
POV-pushing political phrase in heresy-hunting leftist rag count as a
reliable source, such that said phrase could be used to label people and
parties that may go 10 or 20% in the general direction claimed, but not the
100% claimed by the label applied to them? Lately I've had such run-ins.
POV-pushing publications (even if respected by otherwise respectable people)
do not count as verifiability. <probably a rabbit trail for your
-- Chris (aka Gudsthegn)
On 4/23/06, Steve Block <steve.block(a)myrealbox.com> wrote:
I had a bash at creating a proposal which would define notability on
wikipedia as meaning that an article or topic is mentioned in a third
party reliable source. I figure it should be impossible to write an
article without a third party reference, as per [[WP:V]], [[WP:NOR}] and
[[WP:NPOV]], and so I hope that people will consider using that as the
level for notability in areas where no other guidance exists.
Thoughts welcomed at [[Wikipedia:Notability/Proposals]].
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