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A couple weeks ago, I attended a session at SXSW Interactive, in which USC Professor of Journalism Andrew Lih talked at length about the declining rate of Wikpedia entry editing. A large part of the problem, as Lih presented it, is that the editorial process itself has become much more complex and confusing over time.
As if to make up for its brief outage earlier this week, Wikipedia has come back with some big news: the site will soon change in several important ways. It’ll change soon, too, with an overhaul of the English-language version of Wikipedia scheduled to start late next month.
Courtesy of Google, the nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation has received a significant gift. Google donated $2 million to the organization, which is responsible for keeping Wikipedia up and running.