June 13, 2008
Wikipedia's Co-Founder Wants to Make It More Useful to Academe
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Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, who says proposed changes might make it useful for colleges.
Mr. Wales has been outspoken about his view that his creation, the online encyclopedia that anyone can add to and edit, should not be used in academic settings, especially by students writing papers. But he says articles flagged as faculty-approved could alter that.
Q. You've said that Wikipedia is working