The tag should be renamed to better to reflect the site's official name.

It's a minor tag with just eight questions but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's proper name. The network referred to is clearly that at https://news.ycombinator.com/:

First example of Hacker News


Second example of Hacker News

Ref: Rename [deviant-art] to [deviantart]

Ref: Please rename [stackoverflow] to [stack-overflow]

Ref: Please rename [research-gate] to [researchgate]

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This is done

updating post history, 9 rows affected (pipe delimited)
updating posts, 8 rows affected  (pipe delimited)
removing/renaming old tag, 1 rows affected
tag remapping of [hacker-news] and [hackernews] complete!
remapping 0 synonyms
1 favorite and ignored tags remapped!
0 tracked tag badges were remapped!
Tag Synonym hackernews -> hacker-news was approved!

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