On May 1, a Missouri man named Duane Lester published on his personal blog a post titled "Changes Implemented After MO Auditor Finds ‘Serious Shortcomings' In Holt County Sheriff's Department." 10 days later, the local newspaper for Oregon, Missouri, covered the same story Duane had written about on his blog.
Nearly 4 million entries on Wikipedia are all written and edited by volunteers. On April 19, Justin Knapp—user name koavf—became the first person to complete 1,000,000 edits on the massive, online, open-source encyclopedia. For his efforts, he hasn't gotten paid one red cent.
Six thousand, six hundred and sixty-two posts after I first started writing here at Gizmodo, I'm about to type the words that I never thought would ever dribble forth from my keyboard: I'm the new editor of Gizmodo. After working with Joel Johnson, John Biggs and Brian Lam all these years and absorbing all the lessons…
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