Lih,Andrew. "Wikipedia as Participatory Journalism: Reliable Sources? Metrics for evaluating collaborative media as a news resource."5th International Symposium on Online Journalism April 16-17, 2004. University of Texas at Austin <http://journalism.utexas.edu/onlinejournalism/2004/papers/wikipedia.pdf >journalism and media studies center:The university of hongkong.http://jmsc.hku.hk/

Using quantitative metrics approach author tried establish a successful research model to study wiipedia drowth and prosperity and the technologies that enabled it to prosper.

Theses: Wikis defnition of high quality articles are subjected to more number of edits by various visitors.He also looks at how mentioning of the article by other sources if affected.He provides a good amount of history in terms of what and wikipedia are,how they work.why they work,why we would use them.

Methodology:Rigor and diversity were the two metrics used to measure the reputation of article within wikipedia.