I went to one of the initial meetings when
they were formulating this site and brought another Sierran with me who is
Poulson seemed to thing this was the wave of the future. I was concerned because what Scientist would want to submit researched material to have it edited by anyone. I haven’t been on the site to see any of the exchanges yet because I’ve been computer-less over a week (computer was dropped & destroyed), so maybe Dave has this set up a little differently then Wiki since credibility and accuracy certainly are the issue. I made the recommendation that to encourage scientists to submit items, it might make sense to leave their work intact and people could comment on it below the article, rather than actually editing the submitted piece and maybe it was set up in that fashion.
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I was astonished to read the posting about MSU's new Great Lakes Wiki Web site.
I'm mystified at how the MSU School of Journalism can develop and promote a
program that, as the article states, "allows contributors to post
information and commentary without prior editing with regard to fairness or
accuracy." Fairness can be debatable, but accuracy? Accuracy should be the
gold standard of any journalism project associated with MSU or any other