Wikinews talk:Style guide
Discussions which have been implemented in the style guide have been refactored out. Please create a new section to discuss new changes and ideas.
- 15 May 2005
- Title Capitalization poll, reference vs. source, date vs. dateline vs. byline, date format and templates, use of subpages, use of fullstops in abbreviations, non-internet reference/original notes, names/titles of people, POV issues, spelling, sections, currencies, wide range of updates w/o discussion and w/discussion, citing wires.
In an article, the use of links are defined as follows:
- See also
- Links to related Wikinews, Wikipedia articles, Wikisource documents, Commons and Upload files
- Sources (used in article)
- Online articles or sites - these are by nature ephemeral and may change, move, or disappear
- Witnesses and personal observations - these are elements of Wikinews:Original reporting and should be archived online under [[Talk:Article name/Notes]]
- Texts - should be cited using Author, Title of work, Publisher, copyright and year of publication, ISBN if available
- Periodical artical (Journals, magazines, newspapers, etc.) cite Author, Title of article, Title of periodical, Volume and/or issue, Publisher, additional identifying characteristics if known.
- External links
- Online articles or sites which contain related subject matter. Wikinews does not take any responsibility for nor imply support or a relationship with external sites
See discussion about this at Wikinews:Water_cooler/policy#Minimum_length_of_articles_and_breaking_news