Knowledge sharing, quality, and intermediation

  title={Knowledge sharing, quality, and intermediation},
  author={Claire Vishik and Andrew B. Whinston},
Informal publishing flourished in the World Wide Web environment, where every user with a sufficient level of access can become a publisher. Although it appears that in such an environment intermediation in the distribution and sharing of information becomes unnecessary, the uneven quality of information and resulting quality uncertainty of information users, together with the increased search efforts, represent a sufficient reason for information and knowledge intermediaries to preserve and… CONTINUE READING