Stephen T. Jordan studies and writes about the rhetoric of academic and professional publishing at Carnegie Mellon University, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Rhetoric.

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The Problem of the Aggregate Author: Attribution, Accountability, and the Construction of Collaborative Knowledge in Online Communities

This presentation adapts authorship theory to account for knowledge-bases that aggregate content from multiple sources without attribution, and traces the implications of this practice for rhetorical and language studies.

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