Tag Archives: Vanderbilt University

The “Danger” of Wikipedia: “volunteer vandals with poison-pen intellects”

By | December 1, 2005

An interesting piece in Editor & Publisher on The Danger of Wikipedia, that quotes a USA Today piece written by John Seigenthaler, a retired journalist who served as Robert Kennedy’s administrative assistant in the early 1960s, says that a very personal experience has convinced him that “Wikipedia is a flawed and irresponsible research tool”: Seigenthaler writes that a… Read More »

Update: Worms Still Worming

By | September 8, 2003

 Viruses still plague many networks and not everyone is taking it lightly: U.S. colleges are getting tough on students with infected PCs, unplugging them and fining them, Associated Press reports.   Back-to-back waves of devastating infections that spread quickly across the Internet during August crippled some college and high school networks just before the start of the fall semester.… Read More »