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Several studies have been done to assess the reliability of Wikipedia. A notable early study in the journal Nature said that in 2005, Wikipedia scientific articles came close to the level of accuracy in Encyclopædia Britannica and had a similar rate of "serious errors". The study by Nature was disputed by Encyclopædia Britannica, and later Nature replied to this refutation with both a formal response and a point-by-point rebuttal of Britannica's main objections. Between 2008 and 2012, articles in medical and scientific fields such as pathology, toxicology, oncology, pharmaceuticals, and psychiatry comparing Wikipedia to professional and peer-reviewed sources found that Wikipedia's depth and coverage were of a high standard
I challenge you to edit a Wikipedia page with false information, and see how long it takes for it to be corrected! Who corrects Britannica when they put out disinfo?
Originally posted by WP4YT
People always say that anyone can go on and edit a wiki. False! Have you tried? If you are not a doctor or professor, and if you don't provide a reliable source, they will not accept your edit......