No More Free Wikipedia in Developing Countries

The Outline has a story up today about how Wikipedia used to not count against data plans in certain countries . . . and how that’s no longer the case.  Before it was terminated, the Wikipedia Zero program gave 800 million people in select countries free access to Wikipedia. According to Caroline Haskins: The countries […]

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The Financial Times on Whether “Jimbo” Wales can Fix the News

The Financial Times is reporting that Wikipedia founder Jimmy “Jimbo” Wales would like to step in to solve the problem of so-called fake news. According to the article by John Thornhill: He believes that by enabling anybody to publish anything, the internet has undermined the traditional media’s function as the gatekeeper of accepted truth. But just […]

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