Documenting Maryland Lawmakers

Why are Maryland lawmakers among the most thoroughly documented politicians on Wikipedia?

According to the Baltimore Sun in, Delegate’s obsession a benefit to the Net, it’s because “Del. Curtis S. Anderson of Baltimore City stalks the General Assembly chambers with a camera for profiles of lawmakers he posts to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia”.

Some, including “Tom Fitzwater, a University of Maryland, College Park senior and prolific Wikipedia editor who initiated entries for much of the state’s congressional delegation to Washington, said Anderson’s involvement treads a “very thin line” of appropriateness.”

Linked here is The Maryland’s General Assembly Wikipedia Page.


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