I was talking about Wikipedia, and he launched into a rant about its failings. In particular, he complained about the several inaccuracies in an article about a topic with which he was deeply familiar.
“So,” I asked, “did you fix them?”
“No,” he responded, “I don’t have time for that kind of thing.”
Talk about not getting it. —Dan Gillmor —Google, Wikipedia and More (Dan Gillmor on Grassroots Journalism, Etc.)
In this entry about Google’s recent interest in Wikimedia, Gillmor offers this anecdote about a Big University Professor.