Talk:1984 Carolinas tornado outbreak

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Dead link[edit]

During several automated bot runs the following external link was found to be unavailable. Please check if the link is in fact down and fix or remove it in that case!

--JeffGBot (talk) 03:53, 7 June 2011 (UTC)

Name of paper?[edit]

I've marked these references as dubious because they are so similar, yet use two different newspaper names, neither of which existed in Syracuse in 1984. The Post-Standard was the weekday morning paper, the Herald-Journal was the weekday afternoon paper, and the Herald American was published on Sundays. There was no Syracuse Post-Herald; however, Herald-Journal would be correct if "Syracuse" was dropped from the name and instead just given as the location. The names need to be changed. If the references shown as Syracuse Post-Herald and Syracuse Herald-Journal are, in fact, the same paper, you may combine the citations by naming them; you may then use the one citation and append the {{rp}} (referenced page) template immediately to the right of the closing </ref> tag to display the page number for the first citation:

  • first citation: <ref name=Herald>''Herald-Journal'' (Syracuse, New York). March 29, 1984.</ref>{{rp|A-5}}
  • second use: <ref name=Herald />

I've done this with the citation to the Thomas P. Grazulis book already; you can see in the Notes section how it displays and how each instance shows the relevant page number(s) for the citation at the insertion point in the text. Note also that I corrected the reference in the "References" section to the Herald-American. Give named references a try!—D'Ranged 1 VTalk 09:27, 10 June 2014 (UTC)