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    Looking at the adjectives and modifiers, not factually neutral, so many hidden value judgments in the presentation that it becomes anti-factual. Caricature and misrepresentation. Two thumbs down for this.

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      This was adapted from an earlier opinion piece so some of that may have come across. However, you should provide specific examples and counter evidence if you are going to make generalised opinion statements such as that. Everything here is backed by extensive independent evidence.

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    I translated the introduction into Dutch and placed a ‘read further’ to this article:

    https://nl.wikinews.org/wiki/Nepnieuws_en_politiek_kunnen_Colombia_in_de_oorlog_terugwerpen

    Thanks for the article!

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      Ah great, many thanks for doing that Ymnes.

      If you’re interested, we’ve also got a “Languages and translations” project: https://www.wikitribune.com/project/project-translations/

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    So once and a while I translate an article from WikiTribune to Dutch language Wikinews.

    See: https://nl.wikinews.org/wiki/Categorie:WikiTribune

    And on fakenews: https://nl.wikinews.org/wiki/Categorie:Nepnieuws

    When this articles would have been well written, I would have translated it with pleasure as well. However it is far too long and has no structure. Please consider how attractive this article is for a reader.

    Can you please restructure it? When rewritten, I’ll be pleased to translate it.

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      Hi there, thanks for your comment. Are you referring to the formatting, without paragraph breaks?

      That is a tech issue that is being resolved now.

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        That’s what I meant indeed. Strangely enough I see the paragraph breaks now in the article. Maybe this has been fixed now?

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          Yes, it was minor tech hiccup and it should be fixed permanently now. Thanks.

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