But that doesn't mean we can't make light of the headline! ;)

Btw, I'm pretty sure on has to a British citizen (or possibly even born within the Commonwealth) to be knighted. 


From: Katie Chan <ktc@ktchan.info>
To: wikimediauk-l@lists.wikimedia.org
Sent: Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 14:44
Subject: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] "Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is to become a U.K. government adviser on open government." - Slashdot

On 13/03/2012 12:15, Thomas Dalton wrote:
> On 13 March 2012 12:02, Michael Peel<michael.peel@wikimedia.org.uk>  wrote:
>> On 13 Mar 2012, at 10:35, Gordon Joly wrote:
>>> Thanks....
>>> "Jimmy Wales: Wikipedia chief to advise Whitehall on policy"
>>> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/wikipedia/9137339/Jimmy-Wales-Wikipedia-chief-to-advise-Whitehall-on-policy.html
>>> Chief? Says who?
>> The Telegraph. ;-)
> Someone should probably give them a ring and suggest they change
> "chief" to "founder", since that's what he actually is... (well,
> "co-founder", really, but let's not go there!)

To be fair, if you look below the headline at the top, it all says


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