[Wikipedia] Crowdsourcing: Wikipedia vs. The Economist
Is journalism threatened by Wikipedia? The author illustrated the success of crowdsourcing with examples drawn from Wikipedia, the Library of Congress (using Flikr) and Google. In addition, a volunteer model such as Wikipedia would be disrupted should Wikipedia evolve to a for-profit business. Next I turned to Wikipedia for their perspective on crowdsourcing. I was interested to see that many of the same success stories and pros and cons on crowdsourcing were shared by the Economist and Wikipedia.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
ACQUIRING MINDS [Wikipedia] Crowdsourcing: Wikipedia vs. The Economist