Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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My first Wiki entry!

I’m feeling a little like the apeman in the opening scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey tonight: I made a wiki entry! Woo-hoo! (Trust me: I do understand that appearing excited about a relatively minor accomplishment like that has a strong whiff of the┬ápathetic about it.) Anyway, it was for dkosopedia.com, about Gary Webb, a […]

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Wed, December 15 2004 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off on My first Wiki entry!

Mudslinging weasels into online history

This is a very interesting — amusing, even! — ┬áNYT story about wikis, one part of the broader picture we could call participatory journalism. You’re supposed to play by the rules and be neutral, but as we can see, not everyone does.

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Wed, November 10 2004 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off on Mudslinging weasels into online history