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Wikipedia vs. fake news – a fair fight?

Is Wikipedia a tool for the common internet user to spot fake news when they stumble upon them? What is fake news? Fake news are false reports that are crafted to look legitimate and spread deliberately to reach a certain … Weiterlesen

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Wikipedians on Egyptian protests: Time to call it a revolution?

While thousands rally in Egyptian cities today to raise their voices to force President Mubarak from power, the people’s massive protests are continuously logged on Wikipedia. Hundreds of authors document history. Their collaborative work is impressive. According to the Wiki-Watch … Weiterlesen

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Online service checking both the reliability of any article – and of any word within A new tool to evaluate the quality of Wikipedia articles is now available. “With , everybody can check the reliability of information within Wikipedia’, … Weiterlesen

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Ten Simple Rules for Editing Wikipedia

Article by Darren W. Logan, Massimo Sandal, Paul P. Gardner, Magnus Manske, Alex Bateman Wikipedia is the world’s most successful online encyclopedia, now containing over 3.3 million English language articles. It is probably the largest collection of knowledge ever assembled, … Weiterlesen

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