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post Wed 28th February 2007, 10:53pm
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Wikipedia Source For 'New Yorker' A Fraud
WebProNews, KY - 25 minutes ago
The anonymous Wikipedia administrator cited extensively in an article about the online encyclopedia has been found to be less than he seemed. ...
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post Wed 28th February 2007, 10:51pm
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The anonymous Wikipedia administrator cited extensively in an article about the online encyclopedia has been found to be less than he seemed. Essjay's user page on Wikipedia has this to say about contributing to the site: "I used to contribute a lot to theology articles; I don't anymore because I found that I could be of better use elsewhere. Should you run across a theology contribution ...

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post Thu 1st March 2007, 1:25pm
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Wikipedia 101: Check your sources
CNET News.com, CA - 1 hour ago
A few months back, The New Yorker published a long piece about online encyclopedia Wikipedia. This week, the magazine ran an editors' note detailing a ...
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post Thu 1st March 2007, 1:48pm
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Blog: A few months back, The New Yorker published a long piece about online encyclopedia Wikipedia. This week, the magazine ran...

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post Thu 1st March 2007, 4:19pm
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THE NEW YORKER magazine has uncovered a bit of dirt on one the grand pooh-bahs of Wikipedia.

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Wikipedia 'expert' lied about qualifications
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By Nick Farrell: Thursday 01 March 2007, 15:26. THE NEW YORKER magazine has uncovered a bit of dirt on one the grand pooh-bahs of Wikipedia. ...
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Hardly a month goes by without some new dustup involving Wikipedia — either because someone edited their own entry, or because someone bitched about not being able to edit their own entry, or because someone paid someone else to edit an entry. The latest brouhaha concerns a New Yorker piece that quoted a senior Wikipedia administrator named Essjay, a person described as a tenured professor ...

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Wikipedia Source For 'New Yorker' A Fraud
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Wikipedia: did one of its admins lie?
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By Alex Zaharov-Reutt. Looks like one of Wikipedia’s admins has told some porkies about his qualifications, but instead of outrage it’s all been swept under ...
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<img src=http://news.google.com/news?imgefp=ZS3kpCTujoIJ&imgurl=www.bit-tech.net/news_images/wiki_manager_lied_about_background/article_img.jpg width=79 height=66 alt="" border=1>Wikipedia manager lied about background
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As wonderful as Wikipedia can be as a source of information, it doesn't always have the greatest track record for credibility. Articles can be written from ...
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<img src=http://news.google.com/news?imgefp=ZS3kpCTujoIJ&imgurl=www.bit-tech.net/news_images/wiki_manager_lied_about_background/article_img.jpg width=79 height=66 alt="" border=1>Wikipedia manager lied about background
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Bogus Wikipedia Prof. was blessed then promoted
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By Andrew Orlowski → More by this author. It's been a busy week for the pipeline that connects the consensus-reality wonderland of Wikipedia with Planet ...
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The Counterfactual History ManIt's been a busy week for the pipeline that connects the consensus-reality wonderland of Wikipedia with Planet Earth.…

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Bogus Wikipedia Prof. was blessed then promoted
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Controversy Emanates Over Fake Editor On Wikipedia
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St. Petersburg, FL (AHN) - Collaborative Internet encyclopedia site, Wikipedia, has been hit by controversy after one of its editors used fake credentials. ...
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In a blink, the wisdom of the crowd became the fury of the crowd.

In the past few days, contributors to Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia, have turned against one of their own who was found to have created an elaborate false identity.



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Wikipedia ‘Prof’ Is A Fraudster
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NEW YORK, March 6: Wikipedia has been thrown into one of its biggest crises after a twenty something student from Kentucky posed as a professor of religious ...
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A volunteer Wikipedia editor who claimed to be a professor with doctorates in religion has resigned, admitting to being a 24-year-old Kentucky college ...

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post Tue 6th March 2007, 9:02pm
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In the past few days, contributors to Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia, have turned against one of their own who was found to have created an elaborate false identity.

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Blog: The online free encyclopedia Wikipedia has asked one of its most prolific editors to resign after the revelation that he wasn't...

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