Speaking as a Wikipedia editor (hi Pete :-) ), I don’t think the reasoning behind what gets included on the front page, especially the “In the News” section, is particularly intuitive to the general public. For example, when comedian and social activist Dick Gregory died just over a year ago, it seemed clear to me and some other editors that he should be listed in the Recent Deaths section. But the nomination ultimately failed because the article did not have enough references. I’d added several myself and also posted at WikiProject African Diaspora asking for more help, but it wasn’t enough to get the article listed.

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