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Submitted by Julia Martin on Fri, 2012-02-17 12:35

In this article from the Chronicle, author and Cultural Studies professor Timothy Messer-Kruse writes about his experience attempting to correct a factual error on Wikipedia and the difficulty that the democratic editing policies pose towards "truth".

Fred Rossoff Says:
Mon, 2012-02-20 16:58

This is why I only read Conservapedia.

Melanie Hibbert Says:
Mon, 2012-02-20 12:35

It was really interesting to discover that Wikipedia validates secondary sources before primary sources. Surprising, although it makes sense in that Wikipedia's aim is not to be a place for original scholarship.

Ariel Kitch Says:
Mon, 2012-02-20 13:49

I agree, this was a fascinating look inside Wikipedia. Thanks for posting this.