Talk:Panama Papers

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Problems with article[edit]

Two big problems I see with this article.

1) There is a ~5 paragraph section on the details of tax havens which should instead comprise links to articles on this topic. This is quite a discursive section for an already lengthy article.

2) The article is far too long. It could easily be 4-5 different articles.

A lot of the information is good, but the entry itself is quite awkward to read through as currently organized!

Thanks. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jahjeremy (talkcontribs) 22:56, 16 June 2017 (UTC)

Fwiw I agree. The problem has been precisely the scale of the leak to begin with, but there are chunks that should be their own article. My example is the section on newsroom logistics and/or the one on the technical details of the security breach. The section on tax shelters is intended to explain why the leak is important, but could likely be distilled further, and speaking for myself I'd be happy to discuss something else as long as information is not deleted but details are moved and summarized and linked to here. The indignation in Panama probably does not need to be so extensively quoted now that Mossack and Fonseca are detained for trial, for another thing Elinruby (talk) 05:11, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

Maltese Murder[edit]

An urgent update is needed following the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese investigating journalist murdered by a bomb in her car. As guidance to the Editor, Malta is functionally an oligarchy where particular families hold most of the power. In this case, "Caruana" is one of the noble families: you will also find the Chief Magistrate is from the local equivalent to Royalty, the Scicluna family, and one or two other names come up frequently. This attack strongly suggests a split in the families which may result in more serious and long-standing political damage yet: effectively it suggests the seat of power has succumed to external criminal influence, which historically has come from Sicily, however in this case could have a provenance in a Superpower aware of Malta's pivotal geographic position. That is why the FBI have the investigation. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 90.197.52.64 (talk) 23:16, 17 October 2017 (UTC)

Right, I was looking at her biography the other day. Is the account in that article essentially correct? I added a couple of corroborating references as I recall, and it looks accurate to me, but I know very little about Malta and that little was learned trying to explain the stuff about Mizzi. But based on that, yes, her death is notable for purposes of the Malta section of the article and maybe the lede. I don't know of any other assassinated journalists -- I mean, a car bomb is definitely an assassination. But any othetd should definitely be mentioned. ICIJ has done a one-year follow up I haven't been able to get to but I believe it's mostly the persons named not the journalists. This article should follow up on this esp in Latin America, Azerbaijan, Russia etc...Senegal, Morocco... Elinruby (talk) 04:55, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

Related news notable in this context[edit]

The papers demonstrated the extent that real estate in certain cities is used to launder and park assets. See this article about London. There is extensive coverage about the same trend in San Francisco, Vancouver, New York, Toronto, Miami, Paris and Nice, just off the top of my head Elinruby (talk) 06:36, 16 November 2017 (UTC) Elinruby (talk) 06:36, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

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How to override the overall TOC depth limit on the page?[edit]

{{Template:Horizontal TOC|nonum=yes}}

The horizontal TOC only shows up in the preview when I try to insert it into the Asia section of the Panama Papers.

Nothing shows up after publishing it: See diff.

Is there a way to override the overall TOC depth limit on the page?: {{TOC limit|3}}

So that individual sections can override it? --Timeshifter (talk) 07:17, 21 August 2018 (UTC)