May 18, 2022

Video: Wikipedia Discussed on C-SPAN's "Q&A" with William Buetler from The Wikipedian

From the C-SPAN Web Site:

William Beutler Talked about his role as an editor, commentator and consultant for the Wikipedia website. Among the topics he addressed were potential problems, such as vandalism, which could be encountered on the website. He related the story of former USA Today editor John Seigenthaler’s battle to have malicious biography information corrected or removed from his own Wikipedia web page. He also talked about congressional aides editing and inserting information about their bosses in 2006. He also shared his early experiences with blogging, and spoke about why he became interested in editing and consulting.

Watch the Program (Runs 59 Minutes)

Direct to The Wikipedian

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.