Wikipedia's Paradox

Rob Hof

Wikipedia, the darling of the new Web, has seen quite a backlash lately thanks to some high-profile mischief and shady editing of entries. Outsell's David Curle has an interesting analysis of why. He contends that Wikipedia's problem isn't that it's wrong in trying to leverage the Power of Us. Rather, it's "trying to stuff a new and valid idea into an old box":


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