Grants:IdeaLab/Independent fact checkers to counter systemic bias

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Independent fact checkers to counter systemic bias
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Hire one or more independent fact checkers to analyze and independently assess research on systemic bias in Wikipedia and make concrete recommendations for improvement.
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created on: 23:09, 22 September 2013

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The Foundation should hire independent review professionals skilled and experienced in professional fact checking, who would operate independently of both the Foundation and the editing community to evaluate, examine, and make recommendations for improving suggested instances of systemic bias suggested by the research and editing communities. Such instances would include the omissions of ordinary editing and the committed mistakes of conflict-of-interest editing, mathematical errors, misinterpretation and misrepresentation of sources, remnants of vandalism, and other quality and coverage flaws in general.

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  1. Mcnabber091 (talk) 18:28, 26 October 2013 (UTC)

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