Ideological Bias in Wikipedia

It exists. Read Wikipedia founder Larry Sanger's stance on it.

https://larrysanger.org/2020/05/wikipedia-is-badly-biased/

In short, Wikipedia has abandoned its policy of neutrality. It demonizes Trump, while failing to mention commonplace scandals involving Obama.

I decided to do a test: I read the article for Patriarchy in both the English Wikipedia and Spanish Wikipedia. The differences in neutrality are striking, and very disconcerting.

(The English article was much more radical!)

I also read the French article, and it was just as radical as the English article.

It's interesting to see how a traditionally neutral resource such as English Wikipedia inevitably joined the trends of the Anglosphere. It's also interesting to see how culturally independent the Spanish speaking world remains from perceived "progressive western culture", especially on neutral, distributed resources like Wikipedia.


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