Wikipedia: The World’s Free Encyclopedia

While writing a paper for my New Media Seminar class, I submitted a couple of paragraphs from it to a previously empty link on Wikipedia’s Free Encyclopedia page. The submission is a background on the philosophy of the Creative Commons movement.

I think the Wikipedia is a great way to spread information, but I wonder – isn’t the potential to spread disinformation pretty high too? I understand that they have editors that check over user submitted work, which is great, so long as the editors know the difference between fact and fiction absolutely, all the time, and on every topic imaginable.

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