Article Creation

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Welcome to the #GamerGate Wiki article creation guide.

The following is our best attempt to tell you everything you need to know, before you get started. If something is missing, don't hesitate to add it.

Don't forget, there is always plenty to do.

What is a 'Relevant Article'?

A relevant article, or 'RA' is a new article created for the wiki that meets the following guidelines:

  • Topicality: A relevant article should involve GamerGate in some way.
    • GamerGate is related to any topic involving collusion, corruption, censorship, or controversies in
      • videogames
      • journalistic ethics generally
      • mainstream media
      • videogames industry
      • the tech industry
      • social media industry
      • other subjects having had significant GamerGate Internet community presence.

Standards

The Wikipedia standard is "Verifiability, Not Truth." The standard of this wiki is "Truth, Not Narrative."

All articles should contain at minimum:

  • Opening Summary
    • The first paragraph should be a brief summation of the article, and why it is relevant to GamerGate.
  • Citations
    • Each new article should have at least one citation at the time of creation.
    • Statements in articles shall be supported by archive links, screen captures, and other exhibits.
    • Do not directly link outside sources, other than videos, that are not archives.
    • Use A qualified archiving tool for archiving purposes.

Examples

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  • This may contain useful stuff