Thursday, March 15, 2018

Wikipedia as accurate as Encyclopedia Britannica

"Wikipedia is about as good a source of accurate information as Britannica, the venerable standard-bearer of facts about the world around us, according to a study published this week in the journal Nature."



Read the article linked above.  Answer the following questions in a comment below.  

  1. Does this study change your opinion of Wikipedia as a source?  Why or why not?
  2. Notice the year that the article on the study (above) was published; do you think Wikipedia has become more or less accurate since then?  Why?
  3. Summarize what Wikipedia says about itself in terms of reliability:

Do not repeat what others have already said.  Contribute your own relevant, unique viewpoint.