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Sue Gardner - Quotes

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Wikipedia has experienced censorship at the hands of industry groups and governments, and we are - increasingly, I think - seeing important decisions made by unaccountable, non-transparent corporate players, a shift from the open web to mobile walled gardens, and a shift from the production-based Internet to one that's consumption-based. ---->>>

People say to me that I'm a role model in technology, but it makes me laugh, because I'm not a technologist, I'm a journalist - that's my background. ---->>>

It's a funny habit to write encyclopedia entries. It's not a mass taste. ---->>>

When Wikipedia first started, the only people interacting on the Internet were hard core geeks. Now everyone is there, and they're attracted to the easy, free ways to interact. ---->>>

Everybody's saying, be skeptical of Wikipedia. That is true. They should also be skeptical of everything. We should all be critical consumers of the media. ---->>>

I am very aware of the fact that it's highly unlikely anyone will write an article via their mobile phone. I've done it, but it's painful. And it's not just about the small keyboard and the small screen - though that's awful. It's the emotional experience of writing an article. ---->>>

There are many organizations and individuals advocating for the public interest online - what's good for ordinary people - but other interests are more numerous and powerful than they are. I want that to change. And that's what I want to do next. ---->>>

Increasingly, I'm finding myself uncomfortable about how the Internet's developing, who's influencing its development, and who is not. ---->>>

If it were a choice between putting ads on Wikipedia or shutting down Wikipedia, we would then very reluctantly consider putting ads on Wikipedia. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 05-11, 1967
Birthplace: Barbados
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Occupation: Journalist

Sue Gardner (born May 11, 1967) is a Canadian journalist. She was the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation from December 2007 until May 2014, and before that was the director of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's website and online news outlets. In 2012, she was ranked as the 70th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine (wikipedia)