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DUBLIN - When Dublin university student Shane Fitzgerald posted a poetic but phony quote on Wikipedia, he said he was testing how our globalized, increasingly Internet-dependent media was upholding accuracy and accountability in an age of instant news.
His report card: Wikipedia passed. Journalism flunked.
Originally posted by andy1033
reply to post by mortalengine
lol, but why would anyone in the media use wikipedia, what thats something colbert uses to make jokes.
Originally posted by postmeme
reply to post by kinda kurious
Not true then to doubt Wikipedia as the article did state that Wikipedia's editor all caught on fast and removed the quote.