Aaron Director was one of the first contributors to the area of law and economics. I defended him here from a scurrilous attack on him by Matt Stoller. If you click on the first link mentioned in the previous sentence, you’ll also see Stoller’s response.

When I linked to my EconLog post on Wikipedia on Facebook earlier this week, someone pointed to a good example of Wikipedia’s treatment of free-market types:  Wikipedia’s entry on Aaron Director. Here’s the line that particularly caught my attention:

At the University of Chicago, Director completed his transition to conservative corporatist.

Check out the whole write-up and see if you think it’s fair.

Someone on Facebook suggested that some of the content came from Stoller. That’s plausible.