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Wikipedia is a web-based and collaborative encyclopedia project. As of January 2012, Wikipedia has 20 million articles — more than 3.8 million of them in English — which have been written by volunteers from around the world. Almost all of its articles can be edited by anyone with access to the site. Wikipedia’s tagline is “the free…

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Brian Keegan    Dec. 18, 2012
A researcher into editing patterns on Wikipedia compares the Connecticut school shooting to other acts of mass violence to see how coverage of breaking news gets done on the site.
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Matthew Battles    March 20, 2012
metaLAB’s Matthew Battles argues that the nature of knowledge is changing in the context of networks.
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Mark Coddington    March 16, 2012
Plus: Kony 2012 and the value of online activism, more News Corp. arrests, SXSW news, and the rest of the week’s big stories in media and tech.
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Mark Coddington    Jan. 20, 2012
Plus: ‘Truth vigilantes’ and the fact-checking movement, and the rest of the week’s big news and ideas in the media and tech worlds.
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Megan Garber    Oct. 12, 2011
“Failed Wikipedias” suggest successful ways to encourage contribution and collaboration.
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Ken Doctor    Oct. 6, 2011
Why are publishers playing Facebook’s game? What’s in it for them?
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Megan Garber    Oct. 6, 2011
Protesting a proposed media-muzzling law, Italian Wikipedia goes dark.
Andrew Phelps    June 28, 2011
Lois Beckett    Feb. 23, 2011
Justin Ellis    Feb. 1, 2011