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"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'" and "Internet Encyclopaedias Go Head to Head"

By jtirrell
Created 2006-01-17 12:33

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'" [1]
"Internet Encyclopaedias Go Head to Head" [2]

Students who were assigned these two readings should reply to this blog post with at least two substantive paragraphs responding to any or all of these questions:

1. What do these articles make you think about knowledge and credibility?
2. What does the Seigenthaler episode make you think about who gets to determine the truth?
3. How does this incident shape what you think about sources in and out of an academic context?

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