The Truth According to Wikipedia

IJsbrand van Veelen 2008 48:11

Google or Wikipedia? Those of us who search online are getting referred more and more to Wikipedia. For the past two years, this free online “encyclopaedia of the people” has been topping the lists of the world’s most popular websites. But do we really know what we’re using?

The Truth According To Wikipedia plunges into the story behind Wikipedia and explores the powerful world of ‘Web 2.0’ — Is it a revolution, or pure hype? The online encyclopaedia that everyone can contribute to and revise is now even bigger than the illustrious Encyclopaedia Britannica. Does this spell the end for traditional institutions of knowledge such as Britannica?