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Wiki goes to war
Abstract Since launching nearly six years ago, WikiSince launching nearly six years ago, Wikipedia has exhibited sustained growth as an internet encyclopaedic resource. Amongst the millions of pages, the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict is one of the most revised and popular topics of all, ranking even above the Second World War. Why is this and what do Wikipedia and its daughter project, Wikinews, have to offer history, academia and journalism in their coverage of the Middle East?lism in their coverage of the Middle East?
Added by wikilit team Added on initial load  +
Collected data time dimension Cross-sectional  +
Conclusion Whilst Wikipedia is not a threat to the peer reviewed publications of academia, it is definitely a competitor, not only by dint of the number of people who consult it, but the quality of some of the articles in their own right.
Data source Websites  +
Google scholar url http://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22Wiki%2Bgoes%2Bto%2Bwar%22  +
Has author Mat Hardy +
Has domain Political science +
Has topic Knowledge source for scholars and librarians +
Issue 4  +
Month August  +
Pages 17-22  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in AQ - Journal of Contemporary Analysis +
Research design Case study  +
Research questions When Israeli troops crossed into Lebanon iWhen Israeli troops crossed into Lebanon in July 2006, the world's most pervasive encyclopaedia followed closely behind. Now, long after the ceasefire has been enacted, Wikipedia's contributors and readers are still fighting their own war as they strive to come up with the definitive article on the conflict.th the definitive article on the conflict.
Revid 11,065  +
Theories Undetermined
Theory type Analysis  +
Title Wiki goes to war
Unit of analysis Website  +
Url http://www.jstor.org/stable/20638493  +
Volume 79  +
Wikipedia coverage Case  +
Wikipedia data extraction Live Wikipedia  +
Wikipedia language English  +
Wikipedia page type Article  +
Year 2007  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 March 2012 20:33:41  +
Categories Knowledge source for scholars and librarians  + , Political science  + , Publications with missing comments  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:32:33  +
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