When Knowledge Isn’t Written, Does It Still Count?

Critics of Wikipedia are pushing it to expand beyond the traditional Western model of scholarship and authority: the written word.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/08/business/media/a-push-to-redefine-knowledge-at-wikipedia.h...

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Since when have we pandered to teen ethos with respect to knowledge and reliability? I believe in a relaxed context for cultural knowledge but rigor has it's place and should be applied to the huge bulk of what we have as Wikipedia today.