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Around half of Wikipedia’s medical editors are experts

Half of the editors working on Wikipedia’s 25,000 pages of medical content are qualified medics or other healthcare professionals, providing reassurance about the reliability of the website, according to our newly published research results. Those editors, who are contributing their time for free, are motivated […]

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, November 2014

Gender gap and skills gap; academic citations on the rise; European food cultures
With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Maximilian Klein and Tilman Bayer.

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, October 2014

Informed consent and privacy; newsmaking on Wikipedia; Wikipedia and organizational theories
With contributions by: Maximilian Klein, Piotr Konieczny, Kim Osman, Pine and Tilman Bayer

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, September 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 9 • September 2014

99.25% of Wikipedia birthdates accurate; focused Wikipedians live longer; merging WordNet, Wikipedia and Wiktionary

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, August 2014

A Wikipedia-based Pantheon; new Wikipedia analysis tool suite; how AfC hamstrings newbies

With contributions by: Federico Leva, Piotr Konieczny, Maximilian Klein, and Pine

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, July 2014

Shifting values in the paid content debate; cross-language vandalism detection; translations from 53 Wiktionaries

With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Maximilian Klein, Heather Ford, and Han-Teng Liao

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, June 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 6 • June 2014 [contribute] [archives] Power users and diversity in WikiProjects; the “network of cultures” in multilingual Wikipedia biographies With contributions by: Taha Yasseri, Maximilian Klein, Piotr Konieczny, Kim Osman, and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 New book: Global Wikipedia 2 “Interactions of cultures and top…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, May 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 5 • May 2014 [contribute] [archives] Overview of research on Wikipedia’s readers; predicting which article you will edit next With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Maximilian Klein and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 “Wikipedia in the eyes of its beholders: A systematic review of scholarly research on Wikipedia…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, April 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 4 • April 2014 [contribute] [archives] Wikipedia predicts flu more accurately than Google; 43% of academics have edited Wikipedia With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 Wikipedia Usage Estimates Prevalence of Influenza-Like Illness 2 Survey of academics’ view on Wikipedia…

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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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