@mlemweb encyclopedia's have never been reliable as sources. Professional editors are not a guarantee of accuracy, and S
some of the people who edit some #Wikipedia articles are experts in their field. I've seen independent comparisons between Wiki and #Britannica articles on the same subject, which conclude that Wiki articles are more often the better of the two.
@mlemweb I saw some similarly bad referencing recently in articles published online by Scientific American and the Guardian. Given how easy it is in hyperlinked media to click your way back to primary sources, compared to what that takes in print media, it's frustrating that referencing habits seem to have got worse overall, not better.
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