November 5, 2012

Sandy, a Climate Change Denier & Wikipedia

Dan Nosowitz, Popular Science

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Ken Mampel, an unemployed, 56-year-old Floridian, is in large part the creator of the massive Hurricane Sandy Wikipedia page. He's also the reason that, for nearly a week, the page had no mention of climate change.

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October 28, 2012
Wikipedia Is Almost Finished...
Rebecca Rosen, The Atlantic
For about the last five years, Wikipedia has had trouble getting and keeping new volunteer editors. The foundation behind Wikipedia has made building up the editor base a major goal, and is attacking it from all angles, such as... more ››