Palin's Wikipedia Entry Gets Overhaul
by Yuki Noguchi
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin waves to supporters as she is introduced as vice presidential running mate by Republican Sen. John McCain at a campaign rally in Dayton, Ohio, on Aug. 29. AP
All Things Considered, August 29, 2008 · If you happened to check Sarah Palin's Wikipedia entry Thursday, you might have had a good tip about Friday's announcement.
Someone — and apparently it was just one person — felt like the existing biography wasn't appropriate for a vice-presidential candidate.
On Friday, 15 minutes before the rumor that John McCain had picked Palin as his running mate, a Wikipedia editor discovered 30 mostly favorable changes had been made to the Alaska governor's profile.
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