Category Archives: history

If Wikipedia required Open Access sources, it would be a lot less useful

Starting in 2008 I wrote a Wikipedia article on a proposed casino, to be built in the Columbia River Gorge. I wrote the article because I believed it was an important topic (and an Oregonian reporter and a Harvard scholar agreed); but … Continue reading

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Journalism and Wikipedia: A discussion in San Francisco

We hosted a discussion, with the meetup group Hacks & Hackers, last week: The Future of Journalism in a Wikipedia World. (original announcement & description) My colleague Dan Cook and I wanted to engage journalists to share some of our own … Continue reading

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