University of Minnesota
U of M Moment: Wikipedia's gender bias
A team of computer science researchers led by the university’s College of Science and Engineering have confirmed a substantial gender gap among editors of Wikipedia and a corresponding gender-oriented disparity in the content.
John Riedl, a computer science professor and one of the researchers, says they were stunned by their findings.
Tony Lam, the study’s lead researcher, says that female editors, while in the minority, do not shy away from controversial topics.
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