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WikiCandidate is a wiki designed to collaboratively create a virtual political campaign for a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. Begun by students and faculty at the Cornell University Department of Communication, its content is intended to be a tool for understanding what characteristics the ideal candidate would have, as determined through a consensus among the community of users. For the university, the endeavor is a research project investigating online civic participation. The site is run on MediaWiki and registering an account is required to edit. All content on the site is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
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- Robson, David (19 April 2008). "Wiki lets users create the perfect US president". New Scientist. http://technology.newscientist.com/channel/tech/mg19826526.600-wiki-lets-users-create-the-perfect-us-president.html.
- Chadwick, Andrew, Head of the Dept. of Politics and International Relations, Royal Holloway, University of London (Apr 07, 2008). "WikiCandidate" (blog). Internet Politics. http://www.andrewchadwick.com/archives/2008/04/entry_192.html.
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