WikiCandidate

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WikiCandidate
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Web address WikiCandidate08.com
Type of site
wiki
Registration required (to edit)
Available in English
Created by Cornell University students and faculty

WikiCandidate was a wiki designed to collaboratively create a virtual political campaign for a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. Begun by students and faculty at the Cornell University Department of Communication, its content was intended to be a tool for understanding what characteristics the ideal candidate would have, as determined through a consensus among the community of users. For the university, the endeavor wa a research project investigating online civic participation. The site is run on MediaWiki and registering an account is required to edit. All content on the site was published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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