Some articles on Wikipedia may contain significant factual inaccuracies, i.e. information that is verifiably wrong. Wikipedia itself is not considered a reliable source. Articles for which much of the factual accuracy is actively disputed should have a {{Disputed}} warning place at the top, and they are listed at Category:Accuracy disputes. Also see a recent list of disputed articles, and the current list of articles that link here.

Handling content that may be inaccurate

If you see an article that may be inaccurate, please do the following:

Handling factual inaccuracy warnings

If you see an article with a factual accuracy warning, please do the following:

Resolving disputes

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Disputed statement

If a Wikipedia article links to this page, it is because someone is concerned that the article contains inaccurate statement(s). Such statements are followed by the warnings [disputeddiscuss] or [dubiousdiscuss]. You can insert such a warning by using the templates {{Disputed inline}} or {{Dubious}}.

The accuracy of a statement may be a cause for concern if:

If your work has been tagged:

If you come across a statement with an accuracy warning, please do the following:

If you come across a statement which seems or is inaccurate, please do the following:

If you cannot correct it right away:

Verified article – removed accuracy dispute

When you add an accuracy warning, you are invited to also help resolve other accuracy disputes or fact-check other articles listed in:

See also