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By Enochlau, December 3, 2007

Wales discusses future of Wikipedia

As Wikipedia moves to S.F., founder discusses planned changes - The article begins by noting that Wikimedia Foundation is beginning a new chapter in San Francisco, as it expands beyond all initial expectations. In a series of questions, Jimmy Wales answers questions on the growth of Wikimedia as a charity, changes to the editing experience from users, quality control, and the ability of Wikipedia to retain and motivate its volunteers.

Rebuttal against ban by librarians

Ban Wikipedia? No Way! - In response to one of the articles that we covered last week, a parent has expressed concern that librarians have banned Wikipedia in schools. The author is a self-proclaimed "Wikipedia junkie", and notes that printed works are not absolute truths. He suggests that the teachers and librarians could have their students improve Wikipedia instead.

Other mentions

Other recent mentions of Wikipedia in the online press include:




Also this week:

Gardner interview — Arbitration series — License compatibility — Staffing features — Software issues — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — WikiProject report — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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