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Wikipedia and Left’s Propaganda Innovations

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On September 4, 2013 @ 9:21 am In The Point | 7 Comments

Historically speaking, the left has failed at everything it ever tried to do except destroying countries. The reason that so few know and understand this simple fact is propaganda.

The left is determined to control the future by controlling the past, not to mention the lovely horizontal and vertical parts of your television set. The internet has added new challenges, but the left is responding to them with new techniques, consolidating and extending its power through innovate methods.

While we fall behind.

Case in point. This.

Fifteen universities worldwide — including Yale University, Brown University, and Pennsylvania State University — will offer college credit to students who “write feminist thinking” into Wikipedia.

The program, “Storming Wikipedia,” will be part of the Dialogues on Feminism and Technology online course developed by FemTechNet, an organization of feminist educators and scholars.

“A woman’s point of view or feminist point of view is not yet expressed in relationship to women in technology in Wikipedia,” she said. “We hope that people engage in this project in respect to other themes as well.”

FemTechNet alleges that many Wikipedia pages are “skewed now toward male participation,” citing a 2011 study which found that fewer than 15 percent of Wikipedia contributors were females, according to an article in the Huffington Post.

I suspect women are more likely to rely on pseudonyms on Wikipedia, especially considering how nasty edit wars can get.

It appears that “feminist thinking” is not currently an entry in Wikipedia at all, however there are entries for both “feminism” and “black feminism.”

So why does there need to be one on feminist thinking? Is it distinct from feminism?

This isn’t something that we can duplicate directly because we don’t control universities, but we do need to think outside the box.


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