Can Wikipedia be trusted as an objective source of information?

Answer It isn't a question of whether or not *Wikipedia* can be trusted; each article and topic has to be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, because a different set of people authors and controls each art... Read More »

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Can information on Wikipedia be trusted?

I would not use it as my ONLY source, but definitely a good starting point. If the article you are looking at has citations that "verify" the information, that is a help, IF the websites are credi... Read More »

Why is Wikipedia taken seriously as a source of information?

It is all about sources:… - "Even if you're sure something is true, it must be verifiable before you can add it".What really matters is how you pick up th... Read More »

Does any think Wikipedia is a valid source of information?

Those who think Wikipedia is a valid source of information are mostly those people who haven't examined its coverage of topics they actually know something about. For example, if a Civil War histor... Read More »

Is Wikipedia a bad source to gather information?

The information on wikipedia is only as reliable as the person posting it. Granted I have used it to familiarize myself with topics or people but you can never cite it as a source because most accr... Read More »