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 How do you know if you can trust wikipedia or another resource?

Answer Trust is a fuzzy thing.Generally, you can say you can trust something if it is repeated in another source you trust. (e.g. the New York Times, BBC news). A measure of trustworthyness of sources lik... Read More »
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Can I trust wikipedia How do I know if it is valid or not?

No, you can't trust Wikipedia. The only way you can know a particular article is valid or not is by actually being an expert on the subject or at least having done your own research into the topic.... Read More »
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You know you shouldnt trust wikipedia right?

You just use it for the basic info not as a source you use the sources on the bottom of the page not the article that is where the bad inforamtion is.
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Other than Wikipedia anyone know of another place to research stuff?

Did you try Google Scholar? It is credible and legit, not like Wikipedia which is a bunch of unconfirmed information.
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Is wikipedia a reliable resource?

No, not at all. If you've heard rumors like "Wikipedia once accused a respected journalist of participating in a presidential assassination," "Wikipedia once mixed up American and Canada," "Wikiped... Read More »
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