One could also comment that the citations added in the climate change section
are to major scientific organisations in Australia and internationally.
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On 25/10/2013, at 9:07 AM, Kerry Raymond <kerry.raym...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The article has had a lot of edits in the past week and the climate change
> section looks like it has been added after the Greg Hunt story. I note a few
> familiar usernames in the edit history as well as IPs. some reverting has
> How to phrase it ... Hmm ... I think a key point is that WP is a living
> encyclopedia and events (being both the current bush fires themselves and the
> Greg Hunt statement) focus attention onto those parts of WP, which results in
> them being updated and improved. In that regard some recent edits have added
> information about the relationship between climate change and bush fires
> including citations. WP's role is not to tell people whether or not to
> believe in climate change but to present the best quality summary of factual
> information (with citations for people who want to dig deeper) and let people
> make up their own minds. Greg Hunt has made up his mind in one way, others
> may come to different conclusions. We are delighted that Greg Hunt regards WP
> as an authoritative source but we would urge all readers to read the cited
> material if they need a detailed knowledge of a topic on which to make
> important decisions.
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> On 25/10/2013, at 8:43 AM, Liam Wyatt <liamwy...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Good morning :-)
>> I've just been called by the producer for ABC702 morning show (presenter is
>> Linda Mottram) and asked to talk on radio sometime between 10 and 10:30
>> about Wikipedia's errors, how we improve the contet etc, etc, - in the
>> context of the recent bushfire / Greg Hunt story in the media.
>> I can obviously talk about how we get better and that we don't pretend to be
>> perfect and that we encourage people to check the footnote and make their
>> own assessment... But can someone please advise on the best way to phrase
>> how the specific article [[Bushfires in Australia]] appeared last week and
>> what has changed? I see there is a "climate change" section - was that
>> already there a few days ago? (I can check the history when I get to the
>> office, on my mobile at the moment, wanted to write to you straight away).
>> Any advice, ideas? I recall there being a userspace proposal on the chapter
>> wiki - can someone point me to that again and advise if you think it's
>> appropriate for me to try to quote?
>> Peace, love & metadata
>> Peace, love & metadata
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