Wikipedia to Require Contributors to Register The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, says users will now be required to register before they can create articles. The change comes amid complaints by journalist John Seigenthaler; his biography on the Web site claimed he was a suspect in the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and his brother, Robert Kennedy. Siegenthaler and Wales discuss the change in a follow up to a previous program on accuracy and accountability at Wikipedia.
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Wikipedia to Require Contributors to Register

Wikipedia to Require Contributors to Register

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The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, says users will now be required to register before they can create articles. The change comes amid complaints by journalist John Seigenthaler; his biography on the Web site claimed he was a suspect in the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and his brother, Robert Kennedy. Siegenthaler and Wales discuss the change in a follow up to a previous program on accuracy and accountability at Wikipedia.

Guests:

John Seigenthaler, former editor and publisher of The Tennessean; former editorial editor of USA Today; founder of the The Freedom Forum First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University

Jimmy Wales, founder of the Wikimedia Foundation