Manipulation among the arbiters of collective intelligence: how wikipedia administrators mold public opinion

@article{Das2013ManipulationAT,
  title={Manipulation among the arbiters of collective intelligence: how wikipedia administrators mold public opinion},
  author={Sanmay Das and Allen Lavoie and M. Magdon-Ismail},
  journal={Proceedings of the 22nd ACM international conference on Information & Knowledge Management},
  year={2013}
}
Our reliance on networked, collectively built information is a vulnerability when the quality or reliability of this information is poor. Wikipedia, one such collectively built information source, is often our first stop for information on all kinds of topics; its quality has stood up to many tests, and it prides itself on having a "Neutral Point of View". Enforcement of neutrality is in the hands of comparatively few, powerful administrators. We find a surprisingly large number of editors who… Expand
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