Monday, February 20, 2006

On Capitol Hill, Playing WikiPolitics

On Capitol Hill, Playing WikiPolitics Partisanship Tests Web Site's Policies

By Yuki Noguchi
Washington Post Staff Writer
Saturday, February 4, 2006; Page A01

This is what passes for an extreme makeover in Washington: A summer intern for seven-term Rep. Martin T. Meehan (D-Mass.) altered the congressman's profile on the Wikipedia Web site to remove an old promise that he would limit his service to four terms.
The best way to get around the flow of doctored content on the web is to produce CDs and tar balls. A snapshot of the web site and/or wiki that goes out to hundreds or more on CDs -- that can't be changed -- is very powerful medicine.

Did you get a copy of our campaign CD?

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