Roland Turner

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Wikipedia enters the journalist’s rumour-laundering cycle

So a prankster alters a Wikipedia article just in time for journalists to be “fact checking” a story.

A Wikipedian spots and removes the non-fact, only to have it reappear hours later because reputable news sources are now publishing the incorrect information, sourced from Wikipedia.

Roll on the “encyclopedia’s are not magically infallible sources of fact” mentality, please!