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Wikipedia: Giles Hattersley’s ‘missing’ Wikipedia page

February 10th, 2009Posted by in Editors' pick, Journalism

First – a piece by Giles Hattersley about Wikipedia referring to his own page on the site, which didn’t exist – the reference had been added during the sub-editing process.

Then – a ‘hatchet job’ entry is created to slight Hattersley and defend the encyclopaedia.

“It is not ok to create hatchet jobs about people for any reason, and especially if the reason is simply because you feel that they were wrong in some respect about Wikipedia. Not ok. Not ever,” writes (what appears to be) Wikipedia’s own Jimmy Wales.

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