Some articles on Wikipedia may contain significant factual inaccuracies, i.e. information that is verifiably wrong. It is important to note that 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[edit]

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

Handling factual inaccuracy warnings[edit]

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

Resolving disputes[edit]

Verified article – removed accuracy dispute

Disputed statement[edit]

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 that 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[edit]