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Is Wikipedia a credible source of information

Identifying the concept of writing an argument

Properly cite and list outside sources.

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If you were debating with your learning team whether Wikipedia is a credible and valid source of information or whether Wikipedia in not a credible and/or is not a valid source of information. Must have at least one peer-reviewed source.

Discuss how raising and countering objections has helped inform your own decision to get an MBA and the reason(s) you have decided to go back to school. Cite and reference three peer-reviewed references.

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If you were debating with your learning team whether Wikipedia is a credible and valid source of information or whether Wikipedia in not a credible and/ or is not a valid source of information. Must have at least one peer-reviewed

There has been a consistent war on if the Wikipedia is a reliable source of information or not and lot of research and studies have been conducted in the past to check and assess the credibility and reliability of Wikipedia information. The reliability of Wikipedia has been assessed in various ways like statistically, reviews, analysis of historical data and patterns etc. Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and a reliable source of information, although the contents posted by its writers can be edited but it doesn't put any question mark on the credibility aspect of the data. The reason is that Wikipedia information is provided by experts; people from diverse backgrounds, having loads of knowledge on the subject, belonging to distant places in the world, etc.

Wikipedia has evolved as a reliable source of information. It is becoming more and more improved and accurate with every passing day.

Wikipedia entries are written by its users and there may be small mistakes like grammar, spellings, incorrect sentences etc. But Wikipedia has taken care of all these loopholes. They have set up a measure which catches these types of incorrect information and corrects it within a specified period of time to ensure the most correct information for its users.

Few days back, I was going through an article about Wikipedia titled "48 Hours on Wikipedia " which had tons of information on how Wikipedia analyze and corrects its mistakes within a well-defined timeframe. According to it, a small study was conducted on "how quickly Wikipedia fixes the errors" and it analyzed that the median ...

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