Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Wikipedia's Stubborn Refusal to be as BAD as Many Academics Fear

I just saw this on The Wired Campus, and thought it was a perfect follow-up to my Wikipedia assignment:

Several scholars have taken stabs at assessing the credibility of Wikipedia, the open-source encyclopedia that seems to harbor more errors in theory than it does in practice (The Chronicle, October 27). And most of those experts -- including, most famously, the editors of Nature -- have come back with at least guarded praise of the site.

You can read the full post about Wikipedia's stubborn refusal to be as BAD as many academics fear here.


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