Wikinews:Article wizard/Freshness

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Freshness

To be published, a Wikinews article must still be fresh when it passes review. Leave as much time as possible for everything that has to happen within that freshness window. Even if your article were flawless (unlikely even for experienced Wikinewsies), there might not be a reviewer available at the moment you submit the article for review; an article peer-review is a big job, and —never forget— Wikinews reviewers are volunteers too!

The two most common exceptions are