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In September 2006, someone working from a Washington Post computer changed the Wikipedia entry for the Washington Examiner. Under the slot for owner of this young local publication, the person inserted the following change:

—Delete Philip Anschutz

—Insert Charles Manson

The entry was later changed back to the correct owner, Anschutz.

This killer information comes from WikiScanner, the new and now-swamped web site that tracks changes to Wikipedia by IP address. The Manson riff is the most interesting Post-derived change that we found in a quick inventory of the list. But we’ll keep on mining it.