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Wikipedia:Content policy in a nutshell

Articles appropriate for this encyclopedia, cite verifiable claims from reliable sources (in proportion), without presenting our own claims.

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Wikipedia:VerifiabilityEdit

Claims should come from published sources that can be verified by other Wikipedia editors.

Wikipedia:Reliable sourcesEdit

Verifiable claims should be based on references released by established experts and/or publishers with editorial oversight that have a reputation for fact-checking and accuracy.

Wikipedia:Citing sourcesEdit

Citing verifiable reliable sources is necessary for editors to verify the claims and assess the reliability of the references.

Wikipedia:Neutral point of viewEdit

Wikipedia articles should present the claims and opinions appearing in the published body of reliable sources, in proportion to their prominence.

Wikipedia:No original researchEdit

Claims must be verifiable in reliable references; consequently, editors may not insert their opinion or analysis of a subject into Wikipedia articles, explicitly or through presentation.

Wikipedia:NotabilityEdit

Wikipedia articles require enough reliable independent sources to justify a complete article. There are subjects that possess enough sources to build some kind of article, but what Wikipedia is not still applies.

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