N MAY 26, 2005, SOMEONE ADDED THE FOLLOWING TEXT TO THE WIKIPEDIA biography of the well-known U.S. writer and journalist John Seigenthaler, Sr.:
John Seigenthaler Sr. was the assistant to Attorney General Robert Kennedy in the early 1960s. For a short time, he was thought to have been directly involved in the Kennedy assassinations of both John, and his brother, Bobby. Nothing was ever proven.
John Seigenthaler moved to the Soviet Union in 1972, and returned to the United States in 1984. He started one of the country’s largest public relations firms shortly thereafter.
Roughly four months after these paragraphs were added to Seigenthaler’s biography on Wikipedia, one of his friends discovered the entry. Seigenthaler was outraged ...