How to Make Wikipedia Better

From Online Journalism Review, here’s six suggestions on how to make Wikipedia better:

1. Consistently enforce the existing standards.
2. Force editors to take responsibility for their articles by telling us their names.
3. Supply references and reasons for content change.
4. Make citations clear.
5. Let users rate contributors.
6. Settle copyright disputes before questionable material is published.

Some of these suggestions may work (2,3,4), while others might alienate hardcore Wikipedians (1,5). Then again, if these suggestions go into place, would it be a wiki anymore? Probably not. (link via Steve Rubel)

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