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Turkish high court to review Wikipedia appeal against ban

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey’s highest court on Wednesday began considering an appeal by Wikipedia aiming to reverse the Turkish government’s more than two-year ban on the online encyclopedia. Turkey blocked …


UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018

Pierce County prosecutor Wikipedia edits traced to spokesman

The spokesman for Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist has been barred from making edits to his boss’s Wikipedia page after trying to delete unfavorable references.


Pierce County prosecutor Wikipedia edits traced to spokesman

The spokesman for Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist has been barred from making edits to his boss’s Wikipedia page after trying to delete unfavorable references.


Do you fall down a Wikipedia rabbit hole after each episode of ‘The Crown’? You’re not alone.

The Wikipedia rabbit hole is real, especially while watching television. The site confirmed this Wednesday when editors revealed the most-read English Wikipedia articles of 2017, and seemed fascinated by how …


China compiles its own Wikipedia, but public can’t edit it

It’ll be free. It’ll be uniquely Chinese. It’ll be an online encyclopedia to rival Wikipedia – but without the participation of the public. And don’t expect entries on “Tiananmen Square …


Huckleberries: In battle of wits, Barbieri fell on his own sword

Last week wasn’t an easy one for uberconservative Idaho Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens. He made headlines from the Northwest to the New York Times for a question he asked …


Read between the lines of Wikipedia

Wikipedia has been recognized as one of the most intriguing reference sites available. It’s a great starting point for all sorts of research. It’s also imperfect, the result of collective …


Touché! Net eases trip planning

I’m a fencing coach and every summer the biggest fencing competition is held over the 4th of July weekend in a different city that I’m not familiar with. This poses …