A Wikipedia-themed Hitler's Downfall parody video, "World War Wiki" drew the attention of some Wikipedians recently. It is one of many similar videos in a relatively enduring meme that uses humorous subtitles for a pivotal scene in the German film Der Untergang. In this version, Hitler expresses frustration with his failed attempt to put an article through the Featured Article Candidates (FAC) process; Wikipedians have been discussing it on the FAC talk page.
In response to a recent Wall Street Journaleditorial about online civility by Jimmy Wales and Andrew Weckerle, Joseph Farahcriticizes Wales for "[presiding] over what may be the biggest and most blatant example of systematic, carefree and reckless defamation in the history of the world": Wikipedia. Farah, editor-in-chief of conservative news website WorldNetDaily, has been subject to insulting vandalism on Wikipedia; WorldNetDaily has frequently been critical of Wikipedia as well.
A post on BoingBoing describes "Wikibumps", the high hit counts on articles that are related to big news. According to a previous analysis of hit count data from stats.grok.se, the "In the news" section of the Main Page is a particularly powerful driver of traffic.
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