German watchdog monitoring English Wikipedia

January 15th, 2011

Published on m & c, Jan 13, 2011:

Berlin – A German watchdog project announced on Thursday that it had begun monitoring the quality of the English-language online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
Wiki-Watch, a group operating from Viadrina University at Frankfurt-an-der-Oder on the Polish border, said its assessment of Wikipedia pages is entirely computerized … (full text).


Wiki-Watch-Projekt: Externe Aufpasser wollen Wikipedia verbessern, on Computer & Internet, FAZ.NET;

Same: Externe Aufpasser wollen Wikipedia verbessern, von Peter Zschunke, dpa, 15. Januar 2011;

Help:Watching pages; … allows any logged-in user to keep a list of ‘watched’ pages and to generate a list of recent changes …

Wikipedia /about;

Happy 10th anniversary, Wikipedia, on Planet Wikimedia, by Sue Gardner, Executive Director, January 14, 2011: … And if you can’t be with us in person, why not do a little celebratory editing? Wikipedia wants your help: here’s a really great place to get started.
Thank you to everyone who’s helped to build Wikipedia. What you’ve done is amazing. Happy anniversary! (full text).

Comments are closed.