Sanger to Fork Wikipedia into Citizendium

Larry Sanger, first editor-in-chief of Wikipedia, announced yesterday his plans to fork the project into a competitor to Wikipedia called The Citizendium. Sanger describes it as "an experimental new wiki project that combines public participation with gentle expert guidance." The…

Wikipedia Defies China’s Censors; Challenges Google

Wikipedia has defied the Chinese government by refusing to bow to censorship of politically sensitive entries. Jimmy Wales also challenged other Internet companies, including Google, to justify their claim that they could do more good than harm by co-operating with…

danah boyd on the Seigenthaler-Wikipedia Controversy

danah boyd has an excellent post on the recent Seigenthaler-Wikipedia controversy, focusing particularly on the academic community's response: What pissed me off more was how the academic community pointed to this case and went “See! See! Wikipedia is terrible! We…