August 29, 2011

How WikiLeaks has changed the role of journalism

by JD Lasica

Kristinn Hrafnsson, spokesperson for WikiLeaks (photo by JD Lasica)   WikiLeaks official criticizes New York Times before international group of journalists WikiLeaks has changed the role of journalism and “made journalists braver,” Kristinn Hrafnsson, the official spokesperson for WikiLeaks, told an international group of journalists assembled in Santiago, Chile, on Thursday. Braver, that is, with one striking exception: the New … Continue reading

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July 8, 2010

The story of Intelpedia: A model corporate wiki

by JD Lasica

The home page of Intelpedia, Intel’s corporate wiki.   Other companies should take a page from Intel’s collaborative workspace Wikis are the poor cousins of social media. Seldom loved, often feared, always unsexy, a wiki is simply a collaborative website that can be directly edited by anyone with access to it. At its heart, a wiki is an online space … Continue reading

February 18, 2010

Chatting with Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales about community

by JD Lasica

(CC) photo by Joi Ito Yesterday I wore two hats as a guest and co-host on David Mathison’s Be the Media Radio podcast on BlogTalkRadio along with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. The topic was online communities — how to grow, nurture and sustain them, Here’s our hourlong conversation — Jimmy Wales comes in about 20 minutes into it: It was … Continue reading