Wikipedia Co-Founder Eyes Rival Site Wikipedia's co-founder, Larry Sanger, is creating a rival encyclopedia site. Sanger says Citizendium will require contributors to use real names and prove expertise. And experts will be asked to check for accuracy.
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Wikipedia Co-Founder Eyes Rival Site

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Wikipedia Co-Founder Eyes Rival Site

Wikipedia Co-Founder Eyes Rival Site

Wikipedia Co-Founder Eyes Rival Site

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Wikipedia's co-founder, Larry Sanger, is creating a rival encyclopedia site. Sanger says Citizendium will require contributors to use real names and prove expertise. And experts will be asked to check for accuracy.

STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

Sanger hopes to avoid prank postings, like one that appeared on Wikipedia a couple of years ago, when somebody wrote an article linking a journalist to both Kennedy assassinations.

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