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Wikipedia Entry on Victor Batarseh Lacks Important Information

Wikipedia's entry on former Bethlehem Mayor Victor Batarseh lacks any reference to his membership in a terrorist organization, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. It fails to mention he was elected with the support of terrorist organizations.

CAMERA Letter About Wikipedia in New York’s The Jewish Week

The June 4 letter discusses Wikipedia's shortcomings, and comments on disingenuous criticism by Gershom Gorenberg and others about CAMERA's call for fair-minded people to learn about and edit the often-unreliable online encyclopedia.

UPDATED: Yahoo! Deletes Anti-Semitic Diatribe

JUNE 1 UPDATE: Yahoo! has now deleted the offending page on its popular Yahoo! Answers website, which had informed readers that Judaism "glorifies genocide" and Orthodox Jews "consider mass-murder to be very honorable."

How and Why to Edit Wikipedia

Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that allows anybody anywhere to edit, has been described as a "game," a forum where academics and other knowledgeable people who try to contribute are "beaten back" in a world of "part anarchy, part mob rule," and worse. The encyclopedia's problems will not disappear if more good-faith editors participate. But it might help a bit.