The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #139115 Message #3189233
Posted By: MGM·Lion
17-Jul-11 - 02:16 AM
Thread Name: Editing Wikipedia
Subject: RE: BS: Editing Wikipedia
"I did read that wiki has about the same percentage of error as published encyclos - about 10%. And Harvey Einbinder tore into Britannica nearlt 50 years ago. Britannica had been taken as gospel for ever. Einbinder showed just how deficient it was." autolycus
I very recently [but cannot - you know how it is - recall precisely where] read a denial of these figures, which had been quoted somewhere, from a Britannica executive, disputing the accuracy of Einbinder's figures and methodology.