Wikipedia:Year in Review guidelines

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Each Year in Review article will be a part of the new Year in Review category scheme. These articles will highlight events and people that made the news. Here is a basic style guide for Year in Review articles.

Listing subjects

There are just a few broad subjects from which others branch. At present there is (much needs to be added):

Presenting numerical data

The following is bad:

The following is better:

Not a big change, but rounding the figure up to a more human friendly number just helps make this look less like a spread sheet. Of course, even better would be to spell Dr. Seuss's name correctly!

Presenting data

It should be remembered that this is to be a new category scheme, so whilst each year should read nicely, it should also include just enough information to entice the reader into following the links to the actual pages on the information to find out more.

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