The Onion Greets Wikimania

The Onion greets WikiMania

Wikimania is about to start, but here, the ever-topical Onion folk are poking fun at Wikipedia.

What is there to say when “America’s finest news source” casts aspersions on the world’s newest encyclopedia with the headline Wikipedia Celebrates 750 Years Of American Independence?

Extra: watch out for Meredith Farkas‘ panel presentation on wikis and enabling library knowledgebases. I should have thought of this in the context of Ryan Eby’s question about librarians going to non-library conferences.

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2 thoughts on “The Onion Greets Wikimania

  1. Stephen Colbert jumped on Wikimania earlier this week too with his new WØRD “wikiality“, which he defines as “truth by consensus” (rather than fact).”

    There’s a copy of the segment on YouTube if you haven’t already seen it:

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