Early response to false claims in Wikipedia

P.D. Magnus

Abstract


A number of studies have assessed the reliability of entries in the Wikipedia at specific times. One important difference between the Wikipedia and traditional media, however, is the dynamic nature of its entries. An entry assessed today might be substantially extended or reworked tomorrow. This study paper assesses the frequency with which small, inaccurate changes are quickly corrected.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v13i9.2115



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