The act of paying others money to edit Wikipedia
entries in order to cast the employer's company, product or point of view in a better light. Coined by Stephen Colbert
of The Colbert Report
When money determines Wikipedia entries, reality becomes a commodity.
"IBM could throw some of their money at perception and make their product 'objectively better', then Microsoft can just fire their cash cannons back and we're off to the races. This is the essence of wikilobbying." - Stephen Colbert
High school drop-out, classical music lover, collector of antique clocks, wearer of Zegna suits and twenty-fourth Prime Minister
between 1991 and 1996. He came to prominence as the reformist Treasurer in the Hawke government, and is remembered for both his many legislative achievements as Prime Minister, and his colourful insults.
As Prime Minister, Paul Keating was famous for his use of colourful invective, at one time memorably describing his successor, John Howard as "the little desiccated coconut."
protagonist of Stephen Colbert
's (fictional) self-published sci-fi novel, "Stephen Colbert's Alpha Squad 7: Lady Nocturne: A Tek Jansen Adventure".
The "novel" is a dig at right-wing pundit Bill O'Reilly
's fiction novel "Those Who Trespass" and at the tendency of television personalities in general to shamelessly promote their products on their own networks.
"Oh, Tek Jansen! You have obviously had hundreds of girlfriends!"