Can I trust the info that Wikipedia gives?

Answer No, you should not. It can be edited by anyone in the world! I once did a research report, and I used Wkipedia, and I got the wrong info.

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Do you really trust the info that you get from Wikipedia?

With the exception of articles dealing with politically charged issues, yes. However, I have extensive experience editing Wikipedia and can quickly determine from the editing history and talk page ... Read More »

Please gimme some info about school of photography in france that gives scholarship!?

I've found some French photography schools. The details are below (the websites might contain some information about scholarships - I have them all in translated english because I don't know whethe... Read More »

Is it true that anyone can put up info on wikipedia?

Ya, anyone could go on wikipedia and put up information but the site checks if its right.

My college professors say that Wikipedia is not reliable. But I find it to be a wealth of info. Why don't they?

Well, the issue here is what exactly is "reliable". You have to ask yourself whether you can trust Wikipedia. Studies have shown that on the whole, things you find on Wikipedia are usually true. Bu... Read More »