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The ‘Guerrilla’ Wikipedia Editors Who Combat Conspiracy Theories

Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia was started to “improve skeptical content” on the crowdsourced encyclopedia. Photo by Federico Beccari on Unsplash

By LOUISE MATSAKIS

Susan Gerbic spent her career photographing babies at a department store in Salinas, California, just 100 miles south of San Francisco. Today, the retired 55-year-old has dedicated her life to something entirely different: Wikipedia.

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