Wikipedia Defense by danah boyd

danah boyd has a great piece on the value of Wikipedia as a “first source of information.” As is usual with encyclopedias, it’s not there to be cited but to be a beginning point for research, often pointing to citable articles. She was inspired by the Seigenthaler incident.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s