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Wikipedia opens up on '60 Minutes'

Wikipedia opens up on '60 Minutes'

Get to know Wikipedia on "60 Minutes" this weekend. Morley Safer and the CBS news magazine look at the online encyclopedia and the people behind it. Founder Jimmy Wales acknowledges some errors but stresses that helping people is the priority for Wikipedia, which operates on donations. "If we were ad supported, we would always be thinking … these people reading about Elizabethan poetry. There's nothing to sell them,” Wales says of the not-for-profit enterprise. "Let's try to get them to read about hotels in Las Vegas … and we don't. We just don't care." Wales tells "60 Minutes" he would rather do good...

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