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Wikipedia

The largest online encyclopaedia in the world. It has millions of entries. It is distinguished from many other encyclopaedias in that its entries are developed and modified by lay users ...

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
100 words

...Can Wikipedia Ever Make the Grade? ’ Chronicle of Higher Education , 53 (27 Oct. 2006) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:About , consulted Oct. 2007...

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A Dictionary of the Internet (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

... The largest online encyclopaedia in the world. It has millions of entries. It is distinguished from many other encyclopaedias in that its entries are developed and modified by lay users rather than experts. The technology used for this * collaborative Web site is the * wiki ....

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A Dictionary of Journalism

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
155 words

...Wikipedia A searchable encyclopaedia available online since 2001 that is researched, written, and edited by tens of thousands of unpaid volunteers who can range from international experts to hoaxers, and all points between. Wikipedia is frequently consulted (although rarely attributed) by journalists working on stories, and is generally regarded as a good starting point for research. However, journalists (and academics) relying on its information without conducting further fact-checking have sometimes been caught out and published erroneous material,...

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A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

... An Internet encyclopedia that is compiled and maintained by its users using a wiki web application. Founded in 2001 , it currently ( 2014 ) has over four and a half million articles in English and over 33 million in all of its 287 language editions. Although very popular and successful, its standards of reliability, consistency, and security against malicious alterations have been criticized....

Wikipedia

Wikipedia  

The largest online encyclopaedia in the world. It has millions of entries. It is distinguished from many other encyclopaedias in that its entries are developed and modified by lay users rather than ...
Mediawiki

Mediawiki  

The Wiki that is used to support the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia.
Wikimedia Foundation

Wikimedia Foundation  

An organization associated with the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia but which also runs a number of other projects including Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikibooks and Wikisource.
Mediawiki

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A Dictionary of the Internet (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

... * Wikipedia ....

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A Dictionary of Social Media

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
42 words

... [ Wikipedia + reality ] A common tendency to believe that something is a fact because of its endorsement in a Wikipedia entry, or other online source, and its widespread recirculation (not least via search engines, which favour the popular: see Matthew effect )....

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A Dictionary of the Internet (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

... * Wikipedia but which also runs a number of other projects including * Wiktionary , * Wikiquote , * Wikibooks and * Wikisource ....

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