Critical issues presentations/Is Wikipedia loosing its main advantage: actuality?

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Submission no. 3
Title of the submission

Is Wikipedia loosing its main advantage: actuality?

Author of the submission
  • Maciej Wojcik
Country of origin

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland



  • actuality
  • updating
  • timelessness

Analysis of actuality around 20 Wikipedias in fields like: cities and towns mayors, music bands line-ups, parliaments membership, usage of phrases like "will be (complited, opened, issued etc.)" where time was gone. Researches about speed of updating Wikipedias after elections. Proposed solutions for problems, inside and outside Wikipedia community.


Not accepted