Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Why wikipedias citation process is flawed



Wikipedia is a Mess, Wikipedians Say: 1 in 20 Articles Bare of References


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2011-10-31/Opinion_essay


Sven Manguard,talks about citation

The word "source" in Wikipedia has three meanings: the work itself (a document, article, paper, or book), the creator of the work (for example, the writer), and the publisher of the work (for example, The New York Times). All three can affect reliability.
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Here is a recent example



 A metallica concert was cancelled in delhi but the media (papers ) reported that the concert took place

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