Wikipedia:Libel

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The goal of Wikipedia is to create an encyclopedic information source adhering to a neutral point of view, with all information being referenced through the citation of reliable published sources, so as to maintain a standard of verifiability.[1]

It is the responsibility of all contributors to ensure that material posted on Wikipedia is not defamatory.

It is Wikipedia policy to delete libelous material when it has been identified.

Subject guidelines

If you believe that you are the subject of a libelous statement on Wikipedia, please:

  • E-mail us with details of the article and error.

See also

Policies

Other related pages

References

  1. ^ Wales, Jimmy (2006-05-16). "[WikiEN-l] Zero information is preferred to misleading or false information". lists.wikimedia.org. WikiEN-l. Archived from the original on 2010-05-21. Retrieved 2010-05-21. "[…] It should be removed, aggressively, unless it can be sourced. This is true of all information, but it is particularly true of negative information about living persons. […]" 

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