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Wikis and the wild wild Web March 11, 2007

Posted by Joanne KY Teoh in News.

The potential for comedy! Does Jimbo even know who Essjay is? But isn’t this part of the information culture evolving on the wild wild Web?

Let wikis be part of our evolution as skeptical information users and critical readers of other mass media. For a reality check, perhaps we should return to that first force of knowing the world – the image.

Cartoon by Peter Steiner reproduced from The New Yorker, (Vol.69 (LXIX) no. 20) only for academic discussion and research.

Image courtesy of School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill



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