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Requested correction at Talk:Moniz_Bandeira#NameEdit

I request the completion of the article name who contains only the last names of the person. --Fah (talk) 10:25, 9 April 2022 (UTC)

@Fah technically, there's nothing stopping you from moving the article to his full name. – robertsky (talk) 12:14, 9 April 2022 (UTC)

Not technically - but my limited know how ;) so i would appreciate someone else doing it :) --Fah (talk) 20:44, 11 May 2022 (UTC)

@Fah and the full name of the subject is? – robertsky (talk) 09:33, 12 May 2022 (UTC)
The full name ist, interesting enough, mentioned in the first sentence of the article. But if you perhaps feel it beeing to long, i suggest the version beneath his image, "Luiz Alberto Moniz Bandeira".Fah (talk) 18:10, 20 May 2022 (UTC)
I have moved it to my best guess about the subject's WP:COMMONNAME. - Astrophobe (talk) 23:29, 20 May 2022 (UTC)

Requested move at Talk:Greg Hsu#Requested move 8 May 2022Edit

There is a requested move discussion at Talk:Greg Hsu#Requested move 8 May 2022 that may be of interest to members of this WikiProject. 🐶 EpicPupper (he/him | talk) 09:48, 16 May 2022 (UTC)

Hi EpicPupper, thanks for your time and help. If you need any more information, please feel free to let me know. Have a great day! Doedoeneoneo (talk) 06:00, 17 May 2022 (UTC)

James Robert Baker Featured article reviewEdit

I have nominated James Robert Baker for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. SandyGeorgia (Talk) 00:56, 18 May 2022 (UTC)

Kathleen Freeman (classicist)Edit

Lajmmoore, Another Believer and I have been discussing how to describe Freeman's sexual orientation at Talk:Kathleen Freeman (classicist)#"Freeman was gay", advice from other editors will be welcome. TSventon (talk) 14:26, 18 May 2022 (UTC)

Requested move at Talk:Rohitashv#Requested move 13 May 2022Edit

There is a requested move discussion at Talk:Rohitashv#Requested move 13 May 2022 that may be of interest to members of this WikiProject. Megan B.... It’s all coming to me till the end of time 10:08, 20 May 2022 (UTC)

Hey!

I've recently submitted my first article for Draft:Raffaello Degruttola, and really hope I've done a good job! Are you able to provide any tips - I know I would benefit massively from the many, many years of Wikipedia experience on this page!

Rafffan — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rafffan (talkcontribs) 15:08, 20 May 2022 (UTC)

FAR for Bobby EatonEdit

I have nominated Bobby Eaton for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. BloatedBun (talk) 07:43, 21 May 2022 (UTC)

Requested move at Talk:Bongbong Marcos#Requested move 19 May 2022Edit

There is a requested move discussion at Talk:Bongbong Marcos#Requested move 19 May 2022 that may be of interest to members of this WikiProject. —hueman1 (talk contributions) 11:02, 22 May 2022 (UTC)

Text corrections for Bill AckmanEdit

Hello! Francis here, representing Pershing Square Capital Management. I've registered an account to propose article improvements, starting with the Bill Ackman biography. Given my conflict of interest, I'll be sharing suggestions on the discussion page instead of editing directly. So far, I've submitted requests to correct a dollar figure and update the title for Lawrence David Ackman in the "early life and education" section. The requests remain unreviewed, if any WikiProject Biography members are willing to take a look. Thank you! FMatPSCM (talk) 19:30, 23 May 2022 (UTC)

{{request edit}} can be helpful for this. It puts requests in a queue, which can get more attention for your proposals. NinjaRobotPirate (talk) 06:10, 24 May 2022 (UTC)
@NinjaRobotPirate: Thanks for the suggestion. I've included {{request edit}} on each of my requests, which remain unanswered but I'm hopeful editors will be able to assist soon. Please let me know if other venues for assistance come to mind. Thanks again! FMatPSCM (talk) 17:29, 2 June 2022 (UTC)

Requesting help in assessment of a new articleEdit

Hello! Can I please request some help to assess the Somoza family stub I have been working on. Since starting on the stub I have added a substantial amount of content and various pieces of media (images and a timeline) so I think it is time for a reclassification. This is the first article I have edited on Wikipedia so I would appreciate any tips for improvement as I am aiming for a C- or B- class article. Thank you! Lilac Koala (talk) 09:39, 25 May 2022 (UTC)

Is a historical marker a sufficient source for date of birth?Edit

Please see the discussion at Wikipedia:Reliable sources/Noticeboard#Sources for Rosalie Slaughter Morton's date of birth, where input on sourcing is welcomed. Sam Walton (talk) 18:52, 25 May 2022 (UTC)

John III, Duke of Mecklenburg-StargardEdit

Found this via Special:Random. It needs a fair bit of work, but I'm not an expert in this sort of field so thought I would discuss it here since its talk page doesn't get much attention.

I would do work on it with fellow editors if there's anyone willing to help.

--Easteary861 (talk) 16:34, 26 May 2022 (UTC)

Charles Goodhart Requesting Help Assessing New ArticleEdit

Hi All!

I just finished making edits on the stub for Charles Goodhart. Since starting on the stub I have added a substantial amount of content and various pieces of media (images and a table) so I think it is time for a reclassification. This is the first article I have edited on Wikipedia so I would appreciate any tips for improvement. Only posting here because the article's talk page has no traffic.

Thanks! Sam.Mack1 (talk) 14:24, 27 May 2022 (UTC)

FAREdit

I have nominated Hannah Primrose, Countess of Rosebery for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. Ravenswing 02:01, 29 May 2022 (UTC)

Requested move at Talk:Jo In-sung#Requested move 23 May 2022Edit

An editor has requested for Jo In-sung to be moved to Zo In-sung. Since you had some involvement with Jo In-sung, you might want to participate in the move discussion (if you have not already done so). Tempjrds (talk) 01:50, 30 May 2022 (UTC)

Molly WhiteEdit

Project members are invited to help improve the newly-created Molly White (writer) entry, thanks! ---Another Believer (Talk) 18:41, 30 May 2022 (UTC)

June events from Women in RedEdit

Women in Red June 2022, Vol 8, Issue 6, Nos 214, 217, 227, 231, 232, 233


Online events:


Other ways to participate:

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--Megalibrarygirl (talk) 09:19, 31 May 2022 (UTC) via MassMessaging

Stephanie Cutter page update requestEdit

Hi editors, my name is Christian and I work for Precision Strategies. I was hoping to make some updates to the Stephanie Cutter article and was hoping someone here might be interested! She's a consultant and worked in the White House and on President Obama's campaigns. I made similar requests at WikiProject American Politics and WikiProject Massachusetts but so far I haven't gotten any responses. Please let me know if you want to help! PrecisionChristian (talk) 15:58, 31 May 2022 (UTC)

Filippo SgarlataEdit

  • On the Olympic Art competitors, my review of Category:1901 births just came across Filippo Sgarlata. He was a sculptor who was in the 1948 Olympic Arts competition. That is all our article says. The article was created by Lugnuts. the one source listed, Olympedia, has 3 paragraphs on Sgarlata. From the Olympedia article we learn that Sgarlata lived in the US from 1926-1932. We learn that he was a professor of sculpting in both Palermo and San Luca. He crfeated a gate for a notable building in 1961, and created some works that somehow were deemed to be "in line with fascists ideology". Is this one source enough to have this article survive? Porbably not? Was Sgarlata a notable sculptor? I am not sure, but really wish there was a way to get people to look into it more. I know there is a well developed set of notability criteria for artists, but I am less than sure what it is.John Pack Lambert (talk) 13:48, 3 June 2022 (UTC)

Bernard Looney changesEdit

I'm Arturo. I work at bp. Some changes have been made to bp CEO Bernard Looney's article recently that I do not believe are constructive or relevant to Mr. Looney. Primarily I am concerned with the edits made related to bp's former dealings with Rosneft (diff here). I believe this content puts too much weight on Rosneft and Igor Sechin and not enough on Bernard Looney. Much of it, like Sechin's relationship with Silovik Capital and the FSB, is simply not relevant to Bernard Looney.

Further, I do not believe that the way information is presented in the article is faithful to the source material used and because of that is being used to make the article take on a non-neutral tone. It is also missing some key elements of what happened, namely that bp announced it is selling its stake in Rosneft and that Mr. Looney stepped down from the Rosneft board within days of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. One inaccuracy (that Mr. Looney personally owned a 20% stake in Rosneft, rather than bp) has been corrected thanks to the efforts of Quetstar (thank you) but much of the problematic text remains.

I have drafted alternative content that I believe better summarizes the situation in a more complete manner with a more neutral tone while remaining faithful to the sourcing with a focus on Mr. Looney. I think it would be worthwhile to take another look at the content in Mr. Looney's article. I am seeking some additional feedback on the text I suggested to get the discussion started. I won't make any changes myself because of my COI. Please let me know what you think. Arturo at BP (talk) 21:08, 3 June 2022 (UTC)

Discussion at Talk:Joseph PearceEdit

There is a discussion in progress about recent primary-sourced additions to Joseph Pearce. Project members are invited to visit the discussion and contribute their views. Chiswick Chap (talk) 09:00, 11 June 2022 (UTC)

Dom Phillips, missing British journalistEdit

I recently created an article for journalist Dom Phillips. He went missing last Sunday while on a remote part of the Brazilian Amazon. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you, Thriley (talk) 17:20, 13 June 2022 (UTC)

Dear Project Team,

  I have recently created an article [[1]] which qualifies to be a part of the WikiProject Biography. The article has passed the first review and now only needs to be looked at by an academic expert. I wished to humbly request the process to be speeded up slightly, as it has already passed the initial review, and was thereby advised to seek feedback/review on a relevant WikiProject talk page. 
  Is there a way in which I could request an early review for my article? Looking forward to your kind response.

Best Wishes, Social Science Lover — Preceding unsigned comment added by Social Science Lover (talkcontribs) 13:45, 16 June 2022 (UTC)

Two women or one?Edit

It seems to me that the wikiarticles Mary Eunice McCarthy and Mary McCarthy (screenwriter) are both talking about the same person: born in San Francisco, active in Hollywood in the 1930s, and credited with the same films, like Theodora Goes Wild, Curley (film), and Sister Kenny. Seems obvious to me they should be merged, but I'm retired now and don't want to do all the work to verify that these two are the same woman. Just putting this notice out here for anyone younger who wants to have a go at it. Textorus (talk) 12:12, 21 June 2022 (UTC)

William John Titus BishopEdit

Might I suggest the project William John Titus Bishop as a page which would benefit from editors contributions? JohnEricHiggs (talk) 15:13, 21 June 2022 (UTC)

Are you asking for help with Draft:William John Titus Bishop? Sergecross73 msg me 15:37, 21 June 2022 (UTC)

Christian BraunEdit

I would appreciate comments on the RM at Talk:Christian Braun (basketball), which has been open for a month without !votes. Certes (talk) 00:16, 22 June 2022 (UTC)

WP:UNDUE and sourcing issues.Edit

I'm notifying the wikiproject of an article in need of help here: Talk:Charlotte Durante § The state of the article. I dream of horses (Contribs) (Talk) 09:37, 22 June 2022 (UTC)

Content issues should be raised at WP:BLPN. NinjaRobotPirate (talk) 03:39, 23 June 2022 (UTC)

OverhaulEdit

Hello! I've been looking to contribute more in biography articles, and am hoping to revive this project a bit. I'm planning on reviving the newsletter in a monthly fashion; a first mailing will be sent out to all members as a trial, encouraging them to sign up. I'm also looking to copy edit the WikiProject pages, and I've already reformatted the members page and set up Yapperbot to automatically trim it. Cheers! 🐶 EpicPupper (he/him | talk) 02:13, 25 June 2022 (UTC)

Women in Red in July 2022Edit

Women in Red July 2022, Vol 8, Issue 7, Nos 214, 217, 234, 235


Online events:


See also:


Other ways to participate:

  Facebook |   Instagram |   Pinterest |   Twitter

--Lajmmoore (talk) 15:45, 27 June 2022 (UTC) via MassMessaging