NEW POST AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: Leigh Gruwell, on Wikipedia’s Gender-Gap Problem

Writing in Computers and Composition, May 2015, Leigh Gruwell examines Wikipedia’s “gender-gap problem,” the fact that only 13% of its editors are female. Gruwell recounts interviews with three women who regularly contribute to Wikipedia to argue that a number of aspects of the Wikipedia process are not welcoming to women, in particular the positivist epistemology evoked by its “neutral point of view” and “encyclopedic style.” http://wp.me/p5NPq1-2XCCW banner 300

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