Help:Index/Roles/Editor

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This help page is meant for help and guidance only. It can be edited by any Citizen and, whilst we try to ensure it is accurate, it may not fully represent current policy.
Further guidance can be found at the The Editor Role page.

An editor of the Citizendium is a contributor whose demonstrated expertise in their field is officially recognized by the Citizendium. They play an important role in Citizendium's goal of producing reliable, high-quality content.

From the Charter:

Article 4: The Citizendium community shall recognize the special role that experts play in defining content standards in their relevant fields and in guiding content development towards reliability and quality.

Article 14: Editors are Citizens whose expertise in some field of knowledge is recognized and formally acknowledged by the community. Official recognition of expertise — obtained through education or experience — and its scope shall be based on guidelines established by the Editorial Council.

Article 15: Editors shall assure the quality of the Citizendium's approved content. They shall review and evaluate articles and shall have the right to

  1. approve high-quality articles that treat their topic adequately;
  2. resolve disputes over specific content matters when requested;
  3. enforce style and content guidelines as established by the Editorial Council; and
  4. identify for discussion incorrect or poorly presented content.

Article 22: Articles formally judged to be of high quality by editors shall be designated "approved", protected and kept permanently available.

See The Editor Role for more; relevant policy can be found on Editor Policy.

A list of our editors may be found at Category:CZ Editors.

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