A couple of weeks ago ABC's Dan Harris criticized the accuracy of wikipedia.org without citing a single extant error in the online encyclopedia. Now it is NBC's turn for wikipedia.org-bashing. Lisa Daniels told us that several universities prohibit students from citing the online encyclopedia as a primary source in papers. She found a history professor at Middlebury College in Vermont who was prompted by students' shared mistakes to impose the ban. She demonstrated how easy it is to fabricate information--she called herself a rock star instead of a journalist in her own wikipedia.org entry.
But did she offer an example of an actual wiki-falsehood? Nope.
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