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The Internet can help the grass roots grow—or lay down astroturf

Denyse O'Leary | 8 Mar 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: new media, propaganda, sex education, Wikipedia

How Wikipedia can turn fiction into fact

Denyse O'Leary | 24 May 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: fiction, Wikipedia

For academics, religion is a conflict of interests

Margaret Somerville | 26 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: religious freedom, secularism, Wikipedia
A campaign against a bioethics professor turns very nasty.

Will humanity perish without the internet?

Phillip Elias | 19 January 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: internet, Wikipedia
The 24-hour shut-down of Wikipedia was a bold gesture which proved what, exactly?

What we need is cheap and abundant information

Robert Moniot | 11 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: forum, internet, literacy, Wikipedia
Through the internet gushes a torrent of information. How can students possibly absorb it? 

Wild and wacky Wikipedia

Thomas C. Reeves | 10 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, internet, Wikipedia
If you put a dozen monkeys in a room with a dozen typewriters, which would they eventually tap out  -- Hamlet or Wikipedia?

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