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Wikipedia Editors Post Fake News on Summary of Mueller Probe

After learning Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election found neither collusion with the Trump campaign nor President Trump obstructing the investigation, anti-Trump editors on Wikipedia downplayed the investigation’s conclusions.

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Wikipedia Editors Paid to Protect Political, Tech, and Media Figures

A report in Huffington Post recently revealed the case of Wikipedia editor Ed Sussman, who was paid by media clients such as NBC and Axios to help diminish critical material. Paid editors operating in a similar manner to Sussman have worked on behalf of CNN contributor Hilary Rosen and the CEOs of Reddit and Intel, among other clients.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Report: Facebook, NBC, Axios Paid for Flattering Wikipedia Pages

Facebook, NBC, and Axios all reportedly paid for flattering Wikipedia pages — managing to get negative sections removed, and positive sections added in. Google currently prioritizes information from Wikipedia at the top of search results.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

UNLV Feminists Host Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Event

Feminists at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, are gearing up for its annual Wikipedia “Edit-a-Thon.” According to the event description, it will focus on editing pages for “women and non-binary artists of color.”

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Breitbart Blacklisted from Use on Wikipedia as ‘Reliable Source’

A Wikipedia discussion has been opened on having Breitbart News formally “deprecated” as a source, meaning it could not be treated as a “reliable” source. The discussion has seen overwhelming numbers of left-wing editors showing up to support the ban, citing the example of a similar ban on The Daily Mail imposed early last year.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Capitol Hill Anonymous Source Has ‘Doxed’ Multiple Republican Senators on Wikipedia

After an eventful day following the testimonies of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, at least one anonymous source on Capitol Hill is doxing Republican senators — including Sen. Lindsay Graham and Sen. Orrin Hatch — by adding contact information including home phone numbers to Wikipedia.

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Wikipedia: President Trump Advocate of ‘Neo-Nazi Conspiracy Theory’

Editors on Wikipedia added President Trump to a list of advocates for the “white genocide conspiracy theory” due to his recent tweets about South Africa farm attacks and government land expropriation. Other prominent conservatives were also on the list such as Donald Trump Jr., Tucker Carlson, and Ann Coulter.

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Wikipedia Editors Protect New York Times Bigot Sarah Jeong’s Anti-White Racism

The recent exposure of anti-white comments by New York Times editorial board member and bigot Sarah Jeong on Twitter prompted  Wikipedia editors to attempt to mention the controversy on Jeong’s page. After repeated removals led to the page being locked, leftist editors rigged discussion about the controversy, leading to a summary favoring Jeong.

INSET: Writer Sarah Jeong. NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27: The New York Times building stands in Manhattan on July 27, 2017 in New York City. The New York Times Company shares have surged to a nine-year high after posting strong earnings on Thursday. Partly due to new digital subscriptions …

Google Declares Angela Merkel ‘Leader of the Free World’

Thanks to its reliance on information from Wikipedia, the top Google search result for “leader of the free world” is not the President of the United States, with whom the term is normally associated, but crisis-engulfed German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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‘Fan-Trusted’ Fandom Briefly Bans Term ‘SJW’ from Its Wiki Sites

Fandom, which hosts fan-run wiki sites on the Wikia domain, briefly banned the term “SJW,” an abbreviation of “Social Justice Warrior,” across its sites. Contributors to any Fandom-hosted wikis who used the term or any term containing the letters together, such as in a quotation, were unable to complete their edits. The ban was in place for several days before it was apparently lifted.

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Wikipedia Puts Ron Paul, Rep. Steve King on List of ‘White Supremacists’

Wikipedia has placed Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and Ron Paul on their list of “American White Supremacists,” alongside cult leader Charles Manson, American Nazi Party founder George Lincoln Rockwell, convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof, and former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Don Black.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 26: Rep. Steve King (R-IA) questions witnesses during a House Judiciary Committee hearing concerning the oversight of the U.S. refugee admissions program, on Capitol Hill, October 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration is expected to set the fiscal year 2018 refugee ceiling at 45,000, …

Wikipedia Editors Label ICE Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps’

In the midst of the controversy over the detention of illegal immigrants and characterizations of it as a “family separation” policy, Wikipedia editors added a section about detention facilities for illegal immigrants to a page listing “concentration and internment camps.” Although the section violated several of the site’s policies, favorable coverage from Gizmodo and Vice followed three days later.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Google Blames Wikipedia for GOP ‘Nazi’ Label

Google blamed “vandalism” at Wikipedia over inaccurate search results on Google, which claimed the California GOP promotes Nazism, however Google failed to note that they prioritize results from Wikipedia as an authoritative source of information.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Five of the Best Examples of Left-wing Bias on Wikipedia in 2017

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales believes the Wikipedia model can help salvage journalistic integrity, but in the year since Donald Trump took office as President of the United States, the online encyclopedia has instead proven unable to even restrain its own biased editing community.

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Man Becomes ‘Japanese Monkey Spirit’ in Board Game Thanks to Wikipedia Hoax

Kickstarter-funded tabletop game Rising Sun by CMON Limited included a supposed monkey spirit from Japanese folklore named “Kotahi” as a backer-exclusive “stretch goal” piece. A year later, as the game began arriving to backers, it was learned that the “Kotahi” was actually a Wikipedia hoax named after a New Zealand teen.

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