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An Appeal From Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales

(15) Comments | Posted November 15, 2010 | 9:00 AM

I got a lot of funny looks 10 years ago when I started talking to people about Wikipedia.

Let's just say some people were skeptical of the notion that volunteers from all across the world could come together to create a remarkable pool of human knowledge -- all for the...

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What the MSM Gets Wrong About Wikipedia -- and Why

(108) Comments | Posted September 21, 2009 | 11:00 AM

If you follow the news about Wikipedia, even casually, you're probably aware that something is changing. What you probably don't realize is that what you've been led to believe is almost certainly completely wrong.

Maybe you saw some recent headlines ominously talking about editorial controls. Maybe you heard something about...

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