Find out how Wikipedia is covering this week's current news events: Voters in Greece reject terms on a new bailout in a snap referendum; The United States wins the 2015 Women's World Cup, while Chile wins the 2015 Copa América; A series of Boko Haram attacks kill at least 250 people in Nigeria; Several subforums on popular site Reddit are locked in protest; Al-Waleed bin Talal announces his intention to donate his US$32 billion wealth to charitable causes.Read more
Content Translation is changing the way people access and use Wikipedia and allowing all speakers of African languages to improve online educational content in their languages.Read more
In the spirit of better understanding Wikimedia programs, the Learning and Evaluation team at Wikimedia Foundation worked with 17 community members to capture data about 39 writing contests to understand the outcomes of contests. We also reached out to interview a variety of program leaders that had hosted successful contests. Today we happily announce the launch of two new products: a writing contest evaluation report and a program toolkit.Read more
Recently, the European Parliament amended recommendations that places restrictions across all European Union member states. The Wikimedia community has mobilized in response.Read more
Alongside several collaborators and after investing hundreds of hours, Karanacs has finally completed her quest to rewrite Wikipedia’s article on the Texas Revolution.Read more
Wikimedia Israel held its seventh Wiki Academy conference earlier this month, and was joined by Lila Tretikov and other guests from the Wikimedia Foundation.Read more
The Wikimedia Foundation was recently recognized in the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) “Who’s Got Your Back?” report.
We are proud to say that we received perfect marks across all five categories.
Today is World Camera Day 2015! Have fun taking your own photos or check out Wikimedia Commons for categories of photos labeled by with the camera used.
At the same time learn more about the cameras used by visiting Wikipedia to find an article or start your own!Read more
Tahir Mahmood recently became the first Urdu Wikipedian to surpass 100,000 edits. He says community-set goals help inspire him to be so dedicated.Read more
The Wikipedia Library added a new French-language branch earlier this month. Along with this new branch, the library has received three new donor partners to help contributors of Wikipedia articles use higher-caliber sources.Read more