IS it true that wikipedia is inaccurate?

Answer When compared to other general reference works Wikipedia is of comparable accuracy. The reason for this is that when a reader notices an inaccuracy, they can correct it. Thus, thousands of voluntee... Read More »

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Is wikipedia really that inaccurate and unreliable?

Wikipedia really is that inaccurate and unreliable.First example, Wikipedia's one hundred articles about U.S. senators were once evaluated in a systematic fashion. It was found that these articles ... Read More »

Why are some people so insistent that Wikipedia is inaccurate?

I totally agree. Those that believe that Wikipedia is a wrong site to look at sources are those that don't even bother looking at how Wikipedia works. Whats even worse, they will criticize the way ... Read More »

Anyone here agree that Britannica is as inaccurate as Wikipedia?

I don't think so. I myself have an account at Britannica and have been using it for quite a while.

Why is wikipedia inaccurate?

They were actually both wrong. If you had looked at the page closer you would have seen a reference, the reference shows that it is in fact 1.8%, not 2.8% or 0.8%. I have updated the pages to state... Read More »