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Wikipedia Founder's Message To PR Firms Who Edit Entries

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.22.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Jimmy Wales has something to tell PR firms altering their clients' Wikipedia pages: don't do it. "It's a really bad idea for them to do this...

Wikipedia, A New Perspective on an Old Problem

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Deepak Chopra

A group of researchers and archivists approached me awhile back to explain how Wikipedia works and offered to mediate. They informed me that the problems that are occurring are not because of Wikipedia's rules and policies, but despite them.

WATCH: Jimmy Wales Talks Expanding To Developing World On Colbert

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales visited the Colbert Report on Monday to talk bean-bag office culture, nonprofit models and the organization’s next ...

Wikipedia and the Hidden Deletionist Agenda

John Pavley | Posted 09.13.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

The Deletionist Wars on Wikipedia make visible the underlying culture wars that impact so many parts of our lives, our laws, our media and the way we think. Technology can't fix us. We have to fix ourselves.

Wikipedia Founder: We Don't Want 'Dusty' Encyclopedias 'On The Shelf'

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 05.27.2012 | Technology

LAGOS, Nigeria — The man who helped create the online reference Wikipedia said Tuesday that the end of Encyclopaedia Britannica's print run show...

Wikipedia Weighs Blackout To Protest Bill

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

Enjoy it while you can: Wikipedia could temporarily go off the air. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has asked users to weigh in on a potential Wikip...

Bianca Bosker

Wikipedia Co-Founder On Site's Social Media Hold-Out | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.26.2011 | Technology

In an age when airport terminals tweet and even dry cleaners ask to be “liked” on Facebook, social media has a surprise holdout: Wikipedia. The...

Wikipedia Chief: App Stores Pose 'Dangerous' Threat To Open Web

TECH.BLORGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The app store model is a more immediate threat to internet freedom than breaches of net neutrality. That's the opinion of Wikipedia chief Jimmy Wales....

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales Denies Site 'losing' thousands of volunteer editors

Telegraph | Emma Barnett, Technology and Digital Media Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The study, conducted by Felipe Ortega at Libresoft, a research group at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, analysed the editing history of mor...