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Errors in the summary of the featured article[edit]

Today's FA[edit]

There is missing line break after the blurb. --- Coffeeandcrumbs 13:42, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

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Errors with In the news[edit]

Errors in On this day[edit]

Today's OTD[edit]

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Errors in Did you know...[edit]

Current DYK[edit]

  • Not an error per se, but shouldn't Columbia University be wikilinked? —184.248.6.196 (talk) 13:49, 25 August 2019 (UTC)
 Done — Maile (talk) 13:56, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

Next DYK[edit]

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Errors in the featured picture[edit]

Today's POTD[edit]

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General discussion[edit]

[TFA: Taylor Swift][edit]

I played a Taylor Swift song for my daughter this morning because it was in the "new" section of youtube music. Later Amazon Music notified me that her new album is here. Now I see she is today's featured article. Is Wikipedia now part of the PR industry? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 49.255.173.54 (talk) 08:05, 23 August 2019 (UTC)

Although the main page content is deliberately chosen on occasion (i.e. April Fools Day, historical anniversaries, special events, etc.) I think this was a coincidence. In The News content aside, most of the main page content is planned weeks or months in advance. ZettaComposer (talk) 12:07, 23 August 2019 (UTC)
This was a result of this discussion. The nominator had originally wanted to do it in conjuction with her birthday in December, but it was decided that it would get more interest if it coincided with the release of her new album. AFAICT there was no involvement from her publicity team, although I have no doubt this pleases them; we have done this with a lot of other pop-culture–related FAs. Daniel Case (talk) 17:16, 23 August 2019 (UTC)