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In the news

Reuters talks print with Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia's main exposure in the news this week was a Reuters piece by Paul Holmes called "Wikipedia may go to print, says founder". The article ran on October 31, and was reprinted by, USA Today, CBC, ABC News Australia, and numerous other newspapers and technology magazines.

Accuracy in South African articles

The South African newspaper Mail & Guardian Online conducted a rating exercise similar to the Guardian's October analysis, using the same article title, "Can You Trust Wikipedia?". The article was published on 7 November.

The newspaper asked local experts to rate Wikipedia articles on South African subjects:

National Public Radio

"Wikipedia, Open Source and the Future of the Web" on NPR's Talk of the Nation on 2 November included interviews with Jimbo Wales, Chris Anderson and Nicholas Carr.

Wikipedia's coverage of conspiracy theories

The article "Ten years after" was published by on 3 November. On the 10th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, Haaretz notes the boom in conspiracy theories and notes those on the English and Hebrew Wikipedias that claim Shimon Peres was behind it.

Citations in the news

Wikipedia was cited in the last week in the following publications:

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