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Why Global Contributions To Wikipedia Are So Unequal

Why Global Contributions To Wikipedia Are So Unequal | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The geography of knowledge has always been uneven.

Some people and places have always been more visible and had more voices than others.
But the Internet seemed to promise something different: a greater diversity of voices, opinions and narratives from more places. Unfortunately, this has not come to pass in quite the manner some expected it to. Many parts of the world remain invisible or under-represented on important websites and services.

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Article written by Mark Graham, who received funding from the ESRC.

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Geotagging reveals Wikipedia is not quite so equal after all

Geotagging reveals Wikipedia is not quite so equal after all | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Wikipedia is often seen as a great equaliser. Every day, hundreds of thousands of people collaborate on a seemingly endless range of topics by writing, editing and discussing articles. But it’s starting to look like coverage on Wikipedia is far from equal.

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This article was written by Mark Graham, who has received funding from the ESRC. 

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