The failure of Wikipedia – Wikipedia is said to be a game where the people with the most time, but not necessarily the most knowledgeable, manipulate Wikipedia's "gameable system". Against the backdrop of allegations of groups seeking to intentionally bias Wikipedia articles, this letter to the editor calls for the "experiment" to be fixed.
Wikipedia now a teaching tool – Academics have often viewed Wikipedia with disdain, but some academics have turned Wikipedia into a teaching tool, by asking their students to write articles for Wikipedia. One particular project, called "Murder, Madness and Mayhem", run by a Latin American literature professor, was particularly successful, and resulted in three featured articles created by nine students. The professor promised his students an A+ mark if the articles became featured.
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