[WikiEN-l] Reliable sources for deaths

Sam Blacketer sam.blacketer at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 7 22:01:47 UTC 2009

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 10:54 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaun_Wylie
> My source for the death is a tweet.
> It is a tweet from the official Bletchley Park feed, so I think it's
> reliable enough ... but I've asked them for more, and a photo if they
> can :-)
> Remember: "reliable sources" is a guideline and requires the
> application of good sense.

Indeed. I would think that twitter feeds can be reliable under the same
approach as for blogs - if the blog is an official source of information by
a media outlet, or other institution which is reliable, it is a reliable

Sam Blacketer

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