Talk:44 dead and over 300,000 homeless after flooding in Brazil

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Should Wikinews consider a reliable source? Open for thoughts. --SVTCobra 00:21, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

They seem to have some pretty stringent quality control, from what I can tell by reading their Wikipedia article and their website. I think we could probably safely accept it as a reliable source. Tempodivalse [talk] 00:32, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
Would you say their reliability is better or worse than Wikinews? Are their controls better or worse? Wikinews is not generally considered a reliable source. --SVTCobra 00:39, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
From what I understand by reading their WP article, they screen potential contributors first, before allowing them to write articles, so I suppose in that regard their quality control could be considered better than ours. Tempodivalse [talk] 00:47, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
The page could be modified to the next lowest count of 308,000 listed by AP on May 11 Brazil boosts flood aid for 308K left homeless

SriMesh | talk 02:17, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

Changed from Digital Journal to APSriMesh | talk 04:19, 12 May 2009 (UTC)


The image of the states highlighted which were affected by the flood is under question in commons which is curious as a public domain image was used, so a discussion has been started there. I will probably change the image to File:Brazil pol94.jpg depending on that curious conversation. It had been similar to the highlighted maps of provinces/countries affected by Swine flu. Will re-make it.SriMesh | talk 02:17, 12 May 2009 (UTC)