Andrew Lih

American University

Guest

Associate Professor of Journalism at American University in Washington and author of The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World's Greatest Encyclopedia; former professor of media studies at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism; former director of New Media at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism

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If you're a techie or gadget geek, you know that Las Vegas is the scene this week of the  Consumer Electronics Show , where devices we never dreamed would be possible are enjoying…

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Wikipedia  isn't available on the Internet today. Neither are several other sites.

Websites Go Dark to Protest Proposed Anti-Piracy Legislation

Wikipedia isn't available on the Internet today. Neither are several other sites.

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According to Google co-founder Sergey Brin, it's "one of the greatest triumphs of the Internet." But is  Wikipedia  all that it claims to be?

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According to Google co-founder Sergey Brin, it's "one of the greatest triumphs of the Internet." But is Wikipedia all that it claims to be?

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