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Wikipedia losing editors, study says
Wikipedia, one of the world's biggest websites, is losing many of its English-language editors, crippling its ability to keep pace with its mission as a source of knowledge online, a study says.
Last entry for Encyclopaedia Britannica book form
Hours after Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. announced it will stop publishing print editions of its flagship encyclopedia for the first time in more than 200 years, someone among the editing minions of free ...
Going out of print, Newsweek ends an era
There was a time when the newsweeklies set the agenda for the nation's conversation—when Time and Newsweek would digest the events of the week and Americans would wait by their mailboxes to see what was ...
Biologists take journalists to task for sensationalizing animal sexual behavior headlines
Report claims Wikipedia losing editors in droves
Reality in the eye of the beholder: A Photoshop reality check
You know they couldn't possibly look that good. But what did those models and celebrities look like before all the retouching? How different is the image we see from the original?
Researchers reveal Wikipedia gender biases
Computer science researchers in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering are leading a team that has confirmed a substantial gender gap among editors of Wikipedia and a corresponding gender-oriented ...
Wall Street Journal launches WikiLeaks rival
The Wall Street Journal launched a WikiLeaks rival called "SafeHouse" on Thursday, calling for online submissions to help uncover fraud and abuse in business and politics.
Digital news offering aims at high ground
It seems like a terrible time to be launching a news operation. But there are opportunities and niches, and the new digital media launch called Quartz from Atlantic Media Company seeks to exploit them.
Conflicts in Wikipedia now modelled by statistical physicists
Information and communication technology has enabled us to solve complex problems in collaboration across the world. Everything from wiki-based platforms to open software development all the way to the experiments ...
Blowing hot and cold: US belief in climate change shifts with weather
A University of British Columbia study of American attitudes toward climate change finds that local weather – temperature, in particular – is a major influence on public and media opinions on the reality of global warming.
Coercive citation in academic publishing investigated
Two UAHuntsville faculty members from the College of Business were published today in the journal Science for their investigation of an important issue in research ethics.
Scientific insurgents say 'Journal Impact Factors' distort science
An ad hoc coalition of unlikely insurgents—scientists, journal editors and publishers, scholarly societies, and research funders across many scientific disciplines—today posted an international declaration calling on ...