450 word paper on wikipedia


The Pew Internet and American Life Project found that 50% of online users with a college diploma used Wikipedia to find information. They concluded that college students, and the “well educated,” were more likely to use Wikipedia that those with only a high school diploma. Furthermore, Head and Eisenberg (2010) found over 59% of college students view Wikipedia as having current, up-to-date entries that are more credible than other websites. 
**Your response should be at least 450 words

1. What are the benefits of using Wikipedia?

2. What are the issues with using Wikipedia? 

3, Should college students be allowed to cite Wikipedia as a credible source? Explain your stance.