Truth in Numbers

Directed by Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill

Release Year: 2010
Running Time: 85
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English [audio]
Closed Captioned: Yes
Genres: Documentary
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Cast
Richard Branson

Crew
Directed by Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill

Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia is a 2010 American documentary film that explores the history and cultural implications of the online, user-editable encyclopedia Wikipedia. The film considers the question of whether all individuals or just experts should be tasked with editing an encyclopedia. The site's history and background is given, along with commentary from Wikipedia founders Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. Commentators that appear in the film include author Howard Zinn, Len Downie of The Washington Post, Bob Schieffer of CBS News, former Encyclopedia Britannica chief Robert McHenry and former Central Intelligence Agency director James Woolsey.

Awards

  • Official Selection Savannah Film Festival

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