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Opinion: Wikipedia as a scholarly source: More reliable than you might think

By Jadyn Vizcaino-Bishock
Jersey City, NJ

To the academic world, Wikipedia is synonymous with unreliable information. But that’s not really the case.

The major problem people have with Wikipedia is that anyone can edit any page on the website. This leads to misconceptions that the site is full of lies and exaggerations. However, these faults are the natural result of democratizing information.  

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