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> Who said Wikipedia is good on Pop culture?
occono
post Tue 5th March 2013, 2:27am
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Popular culture seems pretty terrible. Lots of junk citations in the lede.

Oddly, no-one seems to have noticed.
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post Tue 5th March 2013, 12:33pm
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The conventional wisdom is that Wikipedia is full of teenage nerds, who are interested in and know a lot about pop music, the private lives of footballers and similar dross. Thus there is a lot of information about such topics, mostly pretty good. The downside is that such people don't know how to provide good sources.
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post Tue 5th March 2013, 2:53pm
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QUOTE(occono @ Mon 4th March 2013, 9:27pm) *

Popular culture seems pretty terrible. Lots of junk citations in the lede.

Oddly, no-one seems to have noticed.


Not surprising, really. There's a huge difference between writing intelligently about pop culture as a whole and writing up the plot summary of the latest My Little Pony episode.
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