How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught by Reddit

How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught by Reddit – Yoni Appelbaum – Technology – The Atlantic.

This is a really interesting article that brings up a lot of issues about information, and how we analyze information, credibility and critical evaluation of resources, especially when the sources are social media or online.

I especially like how the Wikipedia and Reddit were described in terms of their respective critical user bases.  Interestingly enough, I found this article because my supervisor posted it on her personal Facebook page.

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About Ellie Kohler

I'm the Access and Learning Services Librarian at Rockhurst University, and was a founding member of the ILL Special Interest Group. My specialties include interlibrary loan, instruction, reference, circulation, reserves, and wrangling 40 (or so) student assistants. I continue to defy the librarian stereotype by keeping a cat-free household.
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