Despite all the excitement in the technical communications community over Web 2.0 technologies like wikis and blogs, it looks like companies are still reluctant to tie the knot for a variety of reasons.
In this post, technical writer Milan Davidovic that contributing to wikis can help novices build skills and a portfolio. And he offers a simple roadmap for doing that effectively.
Wiki technology creates opportunities for students in technical communication courses to gain experience with web design, writing for the web, and open-ended projects. As tools for collaborative learning, they also develop students’ project management skills and teamwork abilities. This article discusses the affordances, pedagogical foundations, and practical benefits of teaching with wikis, and suggests ways that technical communication instructors might incorporate this technology into their courses.
In the absence of safety concerns, I think that accuracy must win. Thus, as the information curator, you have a responsibility to correct inaccurate information. If the inaccuracy is truly dangerous, you may need to edit the post directly. Make sure that you disclosure what you've done with brackets.