Teachers-especially social studies teachers-don't realize that Wikipedia is now way more reliable now that the articles are fact checked. amirite?

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I changed the article on Franklin from Peanuts to say Charles Schulz died from a velociraptor attack and it was fixed in less than a day.

MartellusBosss avatar MartellusBoss Yeah You Are +15Reply

I can understand where they're coming from though since anyone can edit it. A lot of times, random things on smaller articles with less traffic can stay there for a while.

Statefarms avatar Statefarm Yeah You Are +8Reply

I think they know that, but they don't want everyone going to Wikipedia. They want us to spend time looking up other resources,

Anonymous +3Reply

It's not the fact that it's reliable. It's the fact that it's not authoritative. Wikipedia is a good place to start, but don't cite Wikipedia.

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