Prime Ministers staff discover Wikipedia
According to Ninemsn News, the Australian Prime Minister’s staff have been editing Wikipedia.
On one hand, it’s appropriate that those close to an issue contribute to it’s article page.
On the other hand, these are the same people responsible for various lies and distortions of the truth over the last ten years, and they’re probably the least qualified or responsible people you could have editing a wikipedia article.
I think we can look forward to known, established facts being referred to as “allegations” and unfavourable histories being played down or distorted…
News report: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=230729
Update: Interestingly enough, the Ninemsn article has undergone it’s own Wiki-edit in the few minutes since i posted this… I sincerely wish i had saved the original text of the article, which mentioned evidence that government staffers made some rather unusual edits, alongside the editing of articles on unfavourable topics (such as the ‘children overboard’ scandal), such as “dicky poo wee-wee” to an article on Chinese martial arts. I guess NineMSN is a bit of a wiki as well.