Inclusivity of Wikipedia globally and activism around this
The unnerving rise of ‘fake news’ and digital manipulation has called into question how we evaluate truth. While political deception is far from new, the Internet permits ‘false’ or corrupting information to circulate with ease, threatening the ideals once promised by the World Wide Web at its launch: free-flowing knowledge, connectedness, and global understanding. However,Continue reading “Can Wikipedia Save the World?”
Language serves as a measure of culture and inclusion in the world of Wikipedia. Yet this is trickier than we think.
In this day and age, accessing specific information couldn’t be easier. Whether its research, a school project or even a quick search on your favourite celebrity, all the information you seek is only a few clicks away. Twenty years ago looking up a specific topic would be a frustrating process, going through encyclopedias page byContinue reading “Blocks, Censorship and Wikipedia”
When we’re doing research, at some point we probably all land on this well-known platform called: Wikipedia. But each of the articles has a disclaimer that says that “the article published may not have accurate information completely.”
Is this true? And does this really exclude Wikipedia for academic research completely like it’s ususally suggested? Let’s find out!