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Amanda Knox – from villain to victim on Wikipedia

Counter narratives and controversial crimes: The Wikipedia article for the ‘Murder of Meredith Kercher’ From Language and Literature With American defendant Amanda Knox once again facing trial by media – along with extradition – for Meredith Kercher’s murder, it seems … Continue reading

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Making friends with Jarvis Cocker: Music culture in the context of web 2.0

From Cultural Sociology Recent years have seen some significant changes in music culture, the Web 2.0 movement has been a catalyst. The general shift has been toward virtual cultural artefacts, where individuals download digitally compressed music files from internet sources … Continue reading

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Students and Wikipedia – a controversial combination

To quote from this report: Want to stir up a room full of college faculty and librarians?  Mention Wikipedia. The paper “How today’s college students use Wikipedia for course-related research” by Alison J Head and Michael B Eisenberg was published … Continue reading

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