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Celebrating Independence Day or the Fourth of July

A retired English professor, Dolly Withrow is the author of four books, including a grammar-based college textbook, titled The Confident Writer. Contact Dolly at dollywith@gmail.com.It was Independence Day. Hot wind whipped my hair around my face as I ... [Published State Journal - 2 hours ago]
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Tracking The Bizarre Edits US Congress Makes To Wikipedia

The elected representatives chosen to represent you in the legislative branch of the United States of America aren’t just making modifications to national law. They’re also editing the Wikipedia pages for “Horse head mask” and “Step Up 3D”. Or at least ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - 2 hours ago]
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Lightning strikes twice

12th July 2014© wikipediaThe two men were both struck in the north of the countryTwo men have been left hospitalised after being hit by lightning during the recent bout of storms that have hit the country over the last week.The first man - known as ‘Jurek’ ... [Published New Poland Express - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Kielce, Szczecin, CCTV, Wikipedia
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Viewpoint: Damming river will affect entire state

One proponent of the White River reservoir construction says that if you are opposed to damming the White river then you are one of the few and are loud and irresponsible. His support of the reservoir offers no facts or referenced success stories, only ... [Published Herald Bulletin - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

New bot tweets anonymous Wikipedia edits from Congress. Now if we only had the same thing for PR firms

Few Internet properties have retained their original, open, collaborative spirit like Wikipedia. By remaining ad-free, donation-supported, and volunteer-driven, the encyclopedia has avoided the kinds of conflicts and ambitions that can turn corporations ... [Published PandoDaily - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Public figures exploit 'right to be forgotten' at their own peril

Public figures might soon be tempted to take advantage of the benchmark "right to be forgotten" ruling in the European Union and ask Google to delist links. Comms experts say that would not only conflict with the principles of free speech, but also inadvertently ... [Published PR Week UK - 16 hours ago]
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Citation Needed: Baltimoreans Host Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

The City That Reads will soon have a little more to read about itself on Wikipedia.From the Great Baltimore Fire to the 1968 riots, there’s plenty of history inadequately represented on the free encyclopedia, said Jenny Ferretti, organizer of a Wikipedia ... [Published Citybizlist - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 6 reports

The United States Congress edits Wikipedia constantly

Members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate -- or, more likely, their interns and aides -- spend an awful lot of time editing Wikipedia entries. Not just entries about themselves, either: the list ranges from autobiographical changes ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Wikiwashing: how paid professionals are using Wikipedia as a PR tool

How I long to have a Wikipedia entry to call my own! It would be a sign I’d arrived, that I’d made it. It would surely help my career no end. And even though I know myself better than anyone, it is unlikely I could write my own as I'd find it impossible ... [Published Telegraph - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Tracking Congress's Wikipedia Changes

Call it Wikipedia revisionist history.A new government watchdog is keeping Congress honest — about its Wikipedia edits. Congress-Edits , launched July 8, is a Twitter account that tweets whenever someone using an IP address associated with Congress makes ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

The Fix: Your tax dollars are hard at work … editing the ‘Horse head mask’ page on Wikipedia

This is a photo of the President of the United States shaking the hand of a man wearing a horse mask. (AFP/Jewel Samad)Apparently, congressional staffers don't have enough work to do, because they're editing Wikipedia pages for the most pressing issues ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

The Most Common Misconceptions About 8 Big Tech Companies

The Internet has an established narrative for every big tech company. There are the innovators and the copycats, the rising stars and the dying veterans, the money-makers and the time-wasters.While there’s probably a little truth in all of these labels, ... [Published Time - Jul 10 2014]

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In the words of Bradley C T West, from the Sexuality Education Resource Centre in Brandon: "The first step is always the hardest and yet it is harder to stay in isolation than it is to go out and meet others."
In talking about the rebranded site, the company talks about the value of annotations, saying they "are like miniature Wikipedia pages: constantly-improving distillations of the combined wisdom of potentially dozens of scholars."
The statement was slanderous and untrue, he wrote, adding that his wife was "outraged" by the file -- "outraged at the FBI and not at me, I am happy to report."
7 "Cradle of California history lies virtually unnoticed in our midst" Los Angeles Times, February 27, 1964

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Asia's Week: Looking For Support From a Sound D... [Published Forbes.com - 10 hours ago]
@CongressEdits tells you when Congress is chang... [Published The Verge - 10 hours ago]
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Ravshan Irmatov: Uzbekistan's World Cup Legend [Published Global Voices Online - 2 hours ago]
Ravshan Irmatov, Asian Football Confederation referee four times in a row (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011). Wikipedia image. Johan Cruyff, Ravshan Irmatov, Diego Maradona, Pele. Only three of this quartet are football World Cup record holders, and only one ...
Hong Kong's Anglican Archbishop Says Pro-Democr... [Published Global Voices Online - 7 hours ago]
Archbishop Paul Kwong said Hong Kongers should learn from Jesus and suffer in silence. Image from Wikipedia CC: BY Pro-Beijing camps have spent the week blasting Occupy Central's plans to peacefully occupy Hong Kong's downtown to demand a genuinely ...
Language Restrictions Will Ultimately Decide Th... [Published RedState Blog - 7 hours ago]
This Man Will Win The Immigration Debate “A jury might find nothing untoward in the advance of a brother towards his sister once she had sexually matured, had sexual relationships with other men and was now ‘available’, not having [a] sexual partner,” ...
Steve Forbes: Miliband's 'Real Clear Politics' ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 10 hours ago]
Britain's socialist Labour Party leader Ed Miliband recently said that his favourite news website was not a British newspaper, but rather the U.S. Republican-owned Real Clear Politics.  Breitbart London spoke to Steve Forbes, the Editor-in-Chief ...
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Golden RiceCompared to regular white rice, "golden" rice, at the top, has been genetically modified to produce beta carotene, a precursor to vitamin A.International Rice Research Institute via Wikipedia 1,700: the number of peer-reviewed safety ...
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The Longest Movie Plot Summary on Wikipedia [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 26 2014]
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