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Requested article: Spanish toddler who fell down wellEdit

I think there should be an article covering the Spanish 2-year-old boy named Julen (some sources say Yulen) who fell down a very deep but narrow well. This happened on 13 January and currently rescuers are attempting to reach the boy - it's not known if he's still alive or not. I believe this deserves its own Wikipedia article, and there are articles about similar cases in the past: see Kathy Fiscus, Alfredo Rampi and Jessica McClure.

The incident has seen extensive news coverage from around the world. Some examples:

Can someone create this article please? I can't think of an appropriate title, given that only the boy's first name has been reported in the media. --Xwejnusgozo (talk) 16:32, 15 January 2019 (UTC)

Why not create the article yourself? · · · Peter Southwood (talk): 19:00, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
I would but I am currently quite busy so I don't really have time to do so. --Xwejnusgozo (talk) 19:04, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
I disagree. IMO this fails WP:NOTNEWS, WP:LASTING, and the WP:10YT. See also WP:DELAY and WP:RECENTISM. If this were created I think it would almost certainly be nominated for deletion, which I would probably support. Just because something happens and it gets a lot of short term news coverage does not mean it belongs in an encyclopedia. -Ad Orientem (talk) 19:12, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
FWIW, the article is at Death of Julen Roselló -- (talk) 05:18, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

Good article reassessment: Hans Waldmann (fighter pilot)Edit

Hans Waldmann (fighter pilot), an article that you or your project may be interested in, has been nominated for an individual good article reassessment. If you are interested in the discussion, please participate by adding your comments to the reassessment page. If concerns are not addressed during the review period, the good article status may be removed from the article. --K.e.coffman (talk) 17:01, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

February 2019 at Women in RedEdit

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Death of XEdit

Do articles on a person's death fall within the purview of this wikiproject? (also... does that apply to: Murder of X, Assassination of X ... ?) -- (talk) 05:20, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

Couple of remaining items at Donald O. CliftonEdit

I have been working with an editor to update the article for Donald O. Clifton, the late Gallup chairman. That editor has not been on the article for a couple weeks, so I ask if any WikiProject Biography members can consider two requests. At the bottom of this request, I proposed an infobox for the biography. I also asked for a typo fix. I am an editor at Gallup. I will not edit the article because of my conflict of interest. Thank you. GallupMS (talk) 17:04, 1 February 2019 (UTC)

  Done (by Michael Bednarek, here) —[AlanM1(talk)]— 10:08, 2 February 2019 (UTC)
This has been completed. GallupMS (talk) 23:50, 4 February 2019 (UTC)

Request for reassessmentEdit

I've been doing quite a lot of work on the Kurdish refugee writer Behrouz Boochani since he (controversially for some) recently won a top literary award and is fairly topical right now (nearly 10k hits on his page in 30 days), and wondered if there's any chance someone could have a look and consider upgrading to at least a C? It's not just about him, but a whole number of other issues in Australian politics, human rights, etc. and I felt it important that since he's been in the news that people can read a bit more about him in Wikipedia than there was. Thanks. Laterthanyouthink (talk) 11:01, 3 February 2019 (UTC)

Delisting of articleEdit

G'day all, Helmut Wick has just been delisted as A-Class at Milhist, per Wikipedia:WikiProject Military history/Assessment/Helmut Wick. You might want to check it against your own A-Class criteria. Cheers, Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 08:44, 10 February 2019 (UTC)

Vertical useEdit

Why are most (all?) of the Wikiproject Biography templates in vertical format (on Talk Pages) when all the other templates on the rest of Wikipedia are in horizontal format? Is there an automated way to change this?
Vmavanti (talk) 16:58, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

@Vmavanti: Can you give an example? I don't recall ever seeing a 'vertical' WikiProject banner and can't see how you would achieve that with {{WPBannerMeta}}. – Joe (talk) 17:20, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
Click on edit source at Talk:David FiuczynskiVmavanti (talk) 18:46, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
That's just a normal template with lots of whitespace. You can do that with any template, including {{cite web}}. Putting each parameter on its own line wastes a lot of vertical space, but it can make complex templates more readable. NinjaRobotPirate (talk) 04:33, 13 February 2019 (UTC)

Additional Input Requested at The Singing NunEdit

There is an ongoing discussion regarding the subject's alleged sex life and sexual orientation. Our guidelines and general practice with biographies is to avoid discussion of these topics unless they have been extensively discussed in multiple reliable sources. (BLP being an exception that doesn't apply in this case.) At the moment there is some disagreement over whether there is enough reliable secondary source coverage to introduce this into the article. Additional input from experienced editors would be appreciated. -Ad Orientem (talk) 16:04, 14 February 2019 (UTC)

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