Wikimedia Research Newsletter, March 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 3 • March 2014 [contribute] [archives] Wikipedians’ “encyclopedic identity” dominates even in Kosovo debates; analysis of “In the news” discussions; user hierarchy mapped With contributions by: Federico Leva, Scott Hale, Kim Osman, Jonathan Morgan, Piotr Konieczny, Niklas Laxström, Tilman Bayer and James Heilman Contents 1 Cross-language…

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"First meeting of users of Wikimedia projects in Costa Rica" by Ralgis, under CC-Zero

Costa Rican Wikimedians meet for the first time

This post was contributed by Allan Aguilar (User:Ralgis). The attendees of the first meeting of users of Wikimedia projects in Costa Rica Users of Wikimedia projects in Costa Rica met for the first time on March 3, 2014 at San José, the capital city of that country, to discuss the…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, February 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 2 • February 2014 [contribute] [archives] CSCW ’14 retrospective; the impact of SOPA on deletionism; like-minded editors clustered; Wikipedia stylistic norms as a model for academic writing With contributions by: David Ludwig, Morten Warncke-Wang, Maximilian Klein, Piotr Konieczny, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Dario Taraborelli and Tilman Bayer…

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Wikimedia Highlights, January 2014

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for January 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Contents 1 Wikimedia Foundation highlights 1.1…

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, January 2014

You are more than welcome to edit the wiki version of this report for the purposes of usefulness, presentation, etc., and to add translations of the “Highlights” excerpts.

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Wikimedia Highlights, December 2013

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for December 2013, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Contents 1 Wikimedia Foundation highlights 1.1…

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, December 2013

You are more than welcome to edit the wiki version of this report for the purposes of usefulness, presentation, etc., and to add translations of the “Highlights” excerpts.

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, January 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 1 • January 2014 [contribute] [archives] Translation assignments, weasel words, and Wikipedia’s content in its later years With contributions by: Aaron Halfaker, Jonathan Morgan, Piotr Konieczny and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 Translation students embrace Wikipedia assignments, but find user interface frustrating 2 Briefly 2.1 Why bots…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, December 2013

Vol: 3 • Issue: 12 • December 2013 [contribute] [archives] Cross-language editors, election predictions, vandalism experiments With contributions by: Daniel Mietchen, Maximilian Klein, Piotr Konieczny and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 Cohort of cross-language Wikipedia editors analyzed 2 Attempt to use Wikipedia pageviews to predict election results in Iran, Germany and…

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Sue Gardner to receive first Knight Innovation Award

The Wikimedia Foundation is delighted to share the news that Sue Gardner will receive the first Knight Innovation Award from the Knight Foundation, in conjunction with City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism and its Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism. “Sue’s extraordinary vision for Internet freedom and openness…

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