William Connolley demonstrates once again why Wikipedia is an untrustworthy reference source

I saw this coming a mile away. On Wednesday August 20th, Dr. Roy Spencer noted how John Cook’s well debunked 97% ‘consensus’ claim, based of statistical sleight of hand and pal review, was used as an example of propaganda techniques Wikipedia Page on Propaganda Techniques Uses 97% Meme Roy opined: Advertisements

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Pointman's: The scorning of William Connolley

Pointman writes: I think we’ve all had that pleasant surprise when something totally unexpected just drops out of the sky and into your lap. That happened to me last weekend when a creature called William Connolley attempted to comment on a piece I’d written about the Bengtsson scandal. If you’re unfamiliar with him, he’s infamous for editing…

William Connolley and Wikipedia: Turborevisionism

UPDATE2: There’s now some question about who is who regarding the editing of the Connolley page at Wikipedia.One of the problems with Wikipedia is the use of handles. In the messages sent to me seen below, it appears that they came from William Connolley via the Wikipedia message system, but can’t be sure since the…

Connolley's Wiki-wars get a science study

As we have known for some time, global warming zealot and green party member William F. Connolley edited 5428 Wikipedia articles, mostly about climate. It seems some researchers have taken notice of this and other topics that are ruled by similar zealotry. From the BBC and Fox News: Re-writing history? Wikipedia’s biggest ‘edit wars’ revealed…

Connolley may be out at Wikipedia

For those who don’t know, William Connolley, a Real Climate founding contributor, has been the most prolific climate information gatekeeper at Wikipedia, and was the subject of this Lawrence Solomon article: Wikibullies at work. The National Post exposes broad trust issues over Wikipedia climate information Given the volume of his volunteer Wiki output, one wonders how…