Donna Shaw

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Donna Shaw is an author.

Publications

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Citing Wikipedia. American Journalism Review 2008 The article presents several several scenarios where the online encyclopedia Wikipedia was cited in a newspaper story. The author highlights the editors, the stories, and the editors' explanations as to why Wikipedia was cited as a source. John Leach of the {Arizona} Republic" states that a citation of Wikipedia led to the creation of rules governing its use. Lois Wilson of the {"Star-Gazette"} in Elmira New York states that she decided whether Wikipedia can be used on a case by case basis and that generally reporters use it as a part of their research." 0 0
WIKIPEDIA IN THE NEWSROOM. American Journalism Review 2008 The article discusses the use of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia by journalists. The author states that putting in print that one has used Wikipedia as a source is not up to professional journalism's standards. However, the author has found that some journalists are using it as a way to begin to gather information about a story. The author also presents a series of anecdotes form newspaper copy editors from around the United States about their use of Wikipedia. The author also discusses Wikipedia's own copy editing rules. 0 0