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(Venture Beat)   How Wikimedia is using machine learning to spot missing citations [CITATION NEEDED]   (venturebeat.com) divider line
    More: Amusing, Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, Jimmy Wales, MediaWiki, English Wikipedia, senior design researcher, data set, Wikipedia's English-language articles  
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2019-04-15 10:20:01 PM  
"around 25% of Wikipedia's English-language articles lack a single citation"

And for the other articles, 50% of the citations lead to dead web pages, sites that have since changed to something else, or pages that don't back up the information any way.
 
2019-04-15 10:36:27 PM  

ReapTheChaos: "around 25% of Wikipedia's English-language articles lack a single citation"

And for the other articles, 50% of the citations lead to dead web pages, sites that have since changed to something else, or pages that don't back up the information any way.


And the rest are self-citations.[1]
 
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