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Unraveling Wikipedia’s Mystery over Women’s History

Women participate in a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Photo Credit: Women’s Media Center

Picture this: You’re a distinguished member of academia who just won a coveted Nobel Prize in science. Yet Wikipedia previously rejected you for a biographical page.

This happened to Donna Strickland, a distinguished professor. She was only approved for an English Wikipedia page after winning the…



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David B. Grinberg

Strategic communications and PR consultant, writer covering social justice issues | prior spokesman at U.S. EEOC, OMB, White House appointee | DC-based, NY-bred