Talk:John Saunders (journalist)

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uh, John Saunders is Canadian, or at least he said during a Stanley Cup telecast that he was raised in Montreal.

Can someone PLEASE clean up the "Controversies" section? The part about Tyrone Willingham can remain as notable, but the viewpoint presented here comes across as an embittered, partisan complaint -- not as objective analysis. I see that someone did a clean-up, but this was reverted to the mess that currently remains. I presume that the revert was by a Wikipedian who has taken this page under their wing, but I think here the cure's worse than the disease: the current version is awful. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 74.76.221.58 (talk) 02:48, 9 February 2009 (UTC)

Information about death in lead[edit]

Per MOS:BLPLEAD, information about a person's death isn't typically discussed in the intro paragraph. The information about his death is included in the body and does not need to be listed in the intro since it isn't relevant to why the subject is notable. — X96lee15 (talk) 19:16, 1 January 2017 (UTC)

  • You are wrong. It is very often discussed in the intro paragraph. In your own reference it states "Dates of birth and death".

Example pages:

Lawrence Phillips (football) Whitney Houston (singer) Greg ballard (basketball) Richard Nixon (president) Bob Hope (entertainer) Marilyn Monroe (actress) Prince (musician) David Bowie (musician) Alan Rickman (actor) Nancy Reagan (former 1st lady) Roger Addison (rugby) Kurt Albert (rock climber) Debbie Abono (music manager) Muhammad Ali (boxer) Steve Clark (guitarist) Kurt Cobain (musician) Paul Walker (actor) Tupac Shakur (musician) Junior Seau (football) John Denver (musician)

Next time do some research instead of putting forth your personal opinion. Please stop with your vandalism or you are going to have your editing permissions removed, X96lee15. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.13.138.185 (talk) 00:48, 3 January 2017 (UTC)

I believe you're incorrect. The MOS link that I referenced says, "date of birth and death", which the intro has, but it doesn't say, "cause" of death unless it is relevant to the notability of the person, which in the case of Saunders, it is not notable.
Also, my edits are not vandalism, FWIW. — X96lee15 (talk) 13:30, 3 January 2017 (UTC)