Talk:Japan to use renewable energy

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Sourcing problems[edit]

  • One of the sources is missing a URL. That needs to be fixed.
  • One of the sources is in the WSJ, which is behind a paywall. Wikinews doesn't use pay-to-access sources.

--Pi zero (talk) 13:50, 13 August 2011 (UTC)

I have fixed the sourcing problems noted above. Are there any other changes i need to make before it is ready to be published? - jessicalynnoraUOW

Review of revision 1272588 [Failed][edit]

Clarification. The goal is to have

  • a list of sources, all of which are acceptable,
  • an article that is fully verified by those sources, and
  • no sources listed that are not actually used (listing unused sources is actually a policy violation).

I have a theory about the otherwise puzzling fact that authors (and even sometimes reviewers) forget WSJ is pay-to-view and therefore unacceptable. Maybe they're accessing the web from academic institutions that subscribe to WSJ?

Some rewriting of this article is needed, to satisfy all three of the above criteria simultaneously; from your remarks elsewhere, I gather it may need a lot of rewriting to do that. When an article is reviewed, usually the reviewer has to tweak a few things here and there, and those tweaks not uncommonly include removing some detail somewhere that the reviewer was unable to find in the sources; but when a very large amount of that is required, the reviewer isn't the person best equipped to do it, and in any case if the reviewer has to change the article too much they'd no longer be uninvolved (which is to say, they wouldn't be allowed to publish it themselves).

Hope this helps. --Pi zero (talk) 18:32, 14 August 2011 (UTC)

Review of revision 1273301 [Passed][edit]