wikipedia

May
14
Whatever happened to WikiTribune fixing news?

Whatever happened to WikiTribune fixing news?

Wait… wasn't Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales fixing news? What happened to that?
1 min read
Nov
01
The dark underbelly of paid Wikipedia editing

The dark underbelly of paid Wikipedia editing

Wikipedia's growing role as a verification source has made it more lucrative for paid editors.
2 min read
Aug
18

Morning Coffee Reading, from the 24 hour social-media, digital-first world…

Five recent reads you might have missed, and are well-worth your time: It’s a 24/7 social media world
2 min read
Mar
07
#ftmedia12 - Wikipedia and harnessing the power of social media

#ftmedia12 - Wikipedia and harnessing the power of social media

Wikipedia is becoming increasingly important to our information landscape - but how reliable is it, and how well-balanced are its contributors?
5 min read
Sep
19

How Wikipedia dealt with Johann Hari

[![Promotional photograph of Johann Hari](https://i2.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2011/09/Johannhari.jpg?resize=203%
1 min read
Sep
19

Hari: Knave or Fool?

Greenslade argues fool: > I admit that, having written that I didn’t believe Hari guilty of passing off somebody else’
2 min read
Oct
06

Fact-checking, Wikipedia and basic journalistic credibility

When I was in my early 20s, and working in my first proper journalism job, my features editor and boss
2 min read
Nov
01

Wikipedia Oops

Looks like one of my colleagues has been misbehaving…
Jul
07

The Wikipedia Hustings

The battle for the next general election is already being fought – on Wikipedia: Dawn Butler (Lab – Brent South) and Sarah
1 min read
Jun
30

Ways to Warm to Wikipedia

The good Doctor Tinworth, my wife Lorna, has told me many times how Wikipedia is becoming a battleground in universities,
1 min read