A Look at the Editorial Changes on Wikipedia [1]

[ Fri. Jun. 16. 2006 ]

prostoalex writes New York Times Technology section this weekend is running an extensive article on Wikipedia and recentchanges to the editorial policy [4]. ...

by ryrivard First, it wasn't just the "technology" section, it was on the front page of the National Edition.

Second, Wikipedia is damned in both directions by the media: They are either too open and so all sorts of loonies can post whatever they want. Or, when the close up a bit, they are abandoning their own principles.

Anyone who hasn't read it needs to read DIGITAL MAOISM: The Hazards of the New Online Collectivism [5] by Jaron Lanier [edge.org] and the spirited reply [6] [edge.org]...

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