Template:News release

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This template should be used when the article appears to have been written by a public relations agent acting on behalf of the subject of the article, or having some connection with the subject. It is used when the article is not necessarily a blatant advertisement, but is still overly promotional in tone.

Placement[change source]

Place at the top of the article and/or sections to alert editors.

Usage[change source]

  • For articles needing major clean-up, place {{news release|article}} at the top of the main page to alert readers.
  • For articles needing minor clean-up, place {{news release|article}} at the top of the talk page to alert editors.
  • To mark specific sections instead of the whole article, place {{news release|section}} at the top of the section.
  • To replace the text "article or section", supply a first argument, e.g. {{news release|article}} {{news release|section}}
  • To replace the text "a news release", you may use {{news release|article/section|yourtext}} or {{news release|2=yourtext}}
  • You may use the optional date parameter, e.g. {{news release|date=September 2021}}. This helps with the categorization of articles requiring attention.
  • The simplest way to add this template to an article is to copy and paste {{news release|date=September 2021}} at the top of the article or talk page.
  • Add a new item to the talk page explaining the problem so editors will know what to address, and when to remove this tag.
  • This template adds articles to Category:Articles needing style editing
  • This template is a self-reference.
  • Please do not subst: this template.