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Divas Recommend: Wikipedia is Not the Bible By Lauren Schmelz It was really hard to narrow down my list of favorite articles by Diva Lauren because she writes with a snarky intelligence that I just love. But as a copy editor, one of my responsibilities has historically been verifying research, so this article, Wikipedia is Not the Bible, hit home for me. No, she’s not bashing...

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Articles / On Writing

Divas on Writing: Wikipedia Is Not the Bible   Freelance and independent editors aren’t fact checkers. In fact, we prefer not to fact check. There is a certain liability that isn’t the responsibility of the editor, but rather the author. You can pay your editor to specifically fact check, but it’s a touchy area. Editors at publishing houses are a different story, though. They are...

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