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Knight & Pryke (2012) ‘Wikipedia and the University, a case study.’

The research on Wikipedia, undertaken at a UK HEI (Liverpool Hope University) and based on a sample of 133 academics and 1222 students found widespread usage (75%). 118 more words


Post-Indy 500 Wikipedia Updates

I’m settling back into life in Napa again after an amazing experience covering the 99th Indianapolis 500. I’m originally from Indianapolis, and grew up a big  1,488 more words


Wikipedia Indy 500 style: Ron McQueeney

As part of my Indianapolis 500 coverage I’m writing and improving Wikipedia articles (and uploading images to Wikimedia Commons and Flickr under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license)! 164 more words


Which parties were most read on Wikipedia?

Taha and Stefano previously looked at the distribution of Wikipedia pages by candidate. These pages are much more patchy than Twitter handles: only in the Conservative and Labour cases do more than 40% of candidates have an account, whilst most other parties have far less (though we should note that we are relying on the data crowdsourced by YourNextMP, which is brilliant but not guaranteed to be perfectly accurate). 164 more words


Social Media + Elections: A Recap

In the run-up to the general election we conducted a number of investigations into relative candidate and party use of social media and other online platforms. 177 more words