• Ksenia Coffman's Struggle to Root out Nazi Sympathy on Wikipedia

    A downside of Wikipedia's culture of consensus and openness means that articles on Nazism often conceal, soft-peddle, or otherwise diminish the scope of Nazi crimes, frequently relying on dubious sources, deceptive quotations, or falsification. 

  • David Milne: Editing an Encyclopedia

    Dr. David Milne is a Senior Lecturer in American Political History at the University of East Anglia. A historian and analyst of US foreign policy, he is a senior editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History. View the Melbourne launch of the Encyclopedia, or attend the American Military and Diplomatic History conference at Oregon State University on 7 May 2013.When I was invited to review the second volume of Odd Arne Westad’s and Melvyn Leffler’s The Cambridge History of the Cold War in 2010, I compared the enterprise to Denis Diderot’s Encyclopédie -- which I intended both as a compliment and as a criticism.