Wikipedia bans Stephen Colbert

In the wake of "The Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert , making changes to entries on the air and urging his viewers to edit entries to include details he knew were false, an editor of the site has banned the comedian.

According to Newsvine, a Wikipedia editor locked the entries Colbert had exhorted his viewers to edit and banned the account "Stephencolbert."

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