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Cautious Optimism for Britannica's Hybrid Web Community

There are a few red flags, but a new project from Britannica shows promise in connecting user-generated content and traditional editorial.

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What Makes a Collaborative Writing Project Successful?

Publishers have experimented with wikis and computer games to create successful collaborative projects. We explore some lessons learned from recent projects, and describe a newly-launched game from The Guardian.

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German Wikipedia Coming in Book Form

Bertelsmann is putting 25,000 German Wikipedia entries into The One-Volume Wikipedia Encyclopedia. From the New York Times: Bertelsmann says the project should not be judged as a re-creation in book form of what appears online, but rather as an attempt to harness the collective wisdom of Wikipedia‚Äôs users. Arne Klempert, executive director of Wikimedia Germany, says the book is a…

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