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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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Craig Silverman    April 22, 2014
When you commit to explaining the important issues in the news, you commit to a life of updating. What’s the best way to manage a corpus of news knowledge with an uncertain half-life?
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Mark Coddington    April 11, 2014
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Caroline O'Donovan    Aug. 6, 2013
Finding a great profile or in-depth interview can be like finding a needle in a haystack; Google’s new algorithm is here to help.
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Caroline O'Donovan    June 3, 2013
“What I’m really hoping to learn is actually just, how do we make use of all these new media as what is essentially publishing is becoming software, and software is becoming content? These things are sort of meeting in the middle.”
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Caroline O'Donovan    March 27, 2013
A study of the social news site’s voting behavior finds that about half of its most popular links died quiet deaths on first submission.
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Justin Ellis    Jan. 17, 2013
Money from the Knight News Challenge will be used to grow Wikipedia Zero, a project that makes the site more accessible on feature phones.
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Joshua Benton    Jan. 17, 2013
The common thread through several of the eight winners: turning underpowered phones into information engines.