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Although Wikipedia is the 8th most popular website on the Internet today, and it is already the 3rd most widely read 'publication' in human history, attracting 100 million unique visitors a month, this great social and academic experiment of our age is riddled with vandals and challenged by skeptics, posing compelling questions about whether Wikipedia's model can truly achieve its goal. The film intersperses founder Jimmy Wales' unusual rise to Internet super-stardom among the global implications of Wikipedia. Are entries factually accurate? Biased? Accountable? Does 'Jimbo' Wales posses the wisdom to ensure that Wikipedians aggregate knowledge correctly?expand_more
After viewing this provocative documentary| you will never look at Wikipedia the same way. Filmmakers Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill engagingly explore thehistory and cultural implications of one of the most traveled and referenced sites on the Internet. A whole range of opinion is expressed about the impact ofWikipedia on the archiving of learning| from interviews with founder Jimmy Wales to commentators suspicious of the site's supposed neutrality. The documentarydelves into the EssJay controversy in which a Wikipedian made false claims about his academic credentials and the battle over journalist John Seigenthaler'sinaccurate entry. Evenhandedly weaving multiple perspectives about the impact of Wikipedia| the film provokes a deeper conversation on how knowledge is formedand what future generations will learn about history and the world.
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