The ever-present Wikipedia question . . .

I just received an email from the International Center for Journalists. Agence France Presse banned its reporters from using Wikipedia and Facebook as sources in news stories.
http://ijnet.org/Director.aspx?P=DiscussionArticle&ID=307172
Good idea or bad idea? Or “it is part of the world we live in and we have to deal with it” idea?

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One Response

  1. Ken,The American Journalism Review just (this week) posted an article about newsroom policies (there aren’t many) regarding Wikipedia as a source. See http://www.ajr.org.- Beth

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