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Journalism is the reporting, writing, editing, photographing, or broadcasting of news. While under pressure to be first with their stories, news media organizations usually edit and proofread their reports prior to publication, adhering to each organization's standards of accuracy, quality, and style. Many news organizations claim proud traditions of holding government officials and institutions accountable to the public, while media critics have raised questions about holding the press itself accountable.

Featured Article: Golden Mountains of Altai

Top of the Belukha, Altai Mountains
The Golden Mountains of Altai is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southern Siberia, in the Russian territory of the Altai Republic. Established in 1998, there are three separate areas: Altaisky Zapovednik and a buffer zone around Lake Teletskoye; Katunsky Zapovednik and a buffer zone around Mount Belukha; and the Ukok Quiet Zone on the Ukok plateau. The area is home to globally endangered mammals, such as the snow leopard and the Altai argali, the world's largest breed of wild sheep.

Popular Article: Solar cell

A solar cell made from a monocrystalline silicon wafer
A solar cell or photovoltaic cell is a device that converts solar energy into electricity by the photovoltaic effect. Sometimes, the term solar cell is reserved for devices intended specifically to capture energy from sunlight, while the term photovoltaic cell is used when the source is unspecified. Assemblies of cells are used to make solar panel, solar modules, or photovoltaic arrays. Photovoltaics is the field of technology and research related to the application of solar cells for solar energy.