Talk:Conflict-of-interest editing on Wikipedia

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Is picture of Andrew Leonard appropriate[edit]

The top of this article contains a picture of Andrew Leonard. Neither the caption nor the article text explains how Leonard relates to conflict-of-interest editing on Wikipedia. Should that be spelled out in the caption and article, or should his picture be removed? Thanks! GoingBatty (talk) 18:16, 15 October 2015 (UTC)

That's a very good question. Mr. Leonard once wrote an article in Salon on the subject.[1] But that's no reason he should be the poster boy for COI editing. Probably best to delete the picture. John Nagle (talk) 19:31, 15 October 2015 (UTC)
Removed - thanks! GoingBatty (talk) 00:39, 20 October 2015 (UTC)

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Biggleswiki statement unclear[edit]

Quoth the article (Conflict-of-interest editing on Wikipedia#Bell_Pottinger):

One of the most noted accounts was registered under the name "Biggleswiki"[69] (an internal Wikipedia investigation resulted in several such cases).

Wikiblame suggests the parenthetical statement was added in the same edit as its surrounding content almost four years ago. I was wondering if anyone could clear it up, since I don't think MediaWiki supports "several such cases" of accounts "registered under the name 'Biggleswiki'" or any other non-unique name for that matter. Mattman00000 (talk) 05:59, 29 June 2016 (UTC)