Wikimedia Argentina

  1. Community digest: “No matter how old you are, you can edit Wikipedia and be recognized for it”

    Photo by Tal Zussman, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    An interview with Tal Zussman, a student who recently received the English Wikipedia’s “Editor of the week” award.... Read more

  2. Who edits Wikipedia?

    Video by Giselle Bordoy WMAR, freely licensed under ccby

    Wikimedia Argentina has released a documentary film about their community to celebrate the fifteenth birthday of Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. Community Digest—when a province mobilizes for Wikipedia

    Photo by Melina Masnatta (WMAR), freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    This week’s edition also includes the new revision scoring service, which “functions like a pair of X-ray specs”; the awarding of the Erasmus Prize; the possibility of an endowment; and more.... Read more

  4. Engaging women to narrow the gender gap: Andrea Kleiman

    Photo by Jaluj, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Since 2011, Kleiman has contributed tens of thousands of edits and arranged workshops for women in Argentina and Uruguay.... Read more

  5. When a journalist edits Wikipedia in a famous Argentine opera house

    Photo by Mauricio V. Genta, freely licensed under CC-by-SA 4.0.

    A testimony from an Argentine journalist who participated in an editathon in the Teatro Colón organized by Wikimedia Argentina.... Read more

  6. What I Learned: Wikipedia Education Program in Argentina

    Photo by Giselle Bordoy WMAR, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    In this new blog series, we will share a story a month that stems from the implementation and practice of Wikimedia programs in communities all over the world. In this first delivery, we review one lesson shared by Wikimedia Argentina in their latest report, that serves to describe the work done through their education program.... Read more

  7. La mujer que nunca conociste: the first Iberocoop contest on women biographies

    Photo by Wotancito, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    During the months of March and April 2015, Iberocoop led the largest international contest on women biographies, which brought 391 new articles to Wikipedia about women from all over the world.... Read more

  8. Iberoconf 2014: towards a regional perspective

    "Encuentro Wikimedia Iberoamericano 2014 - Foto grupal"  by  ProtoplasmaKid , under  CC BY SA-4.0

    Iberoconf is the annual meeting for Wikimedia chapters and user groups that are members of the Ibero-American cooperative. The event was held between November 21 and 23 and was made possible through a Project and Events Grant. The purpose of this grant was to develop the Wikimedia movement in Iberoamerica with a specific approach: to strengthen the affiliates’ capacity. This was important to do ... Read more

  9. Making memory count: successful edit-a-thon in Buenos Aires

    Group photo at Memorial Edit-a-thon On Saturday, July 20th, in spite of the cold, over 40 people took part in Memorial Edit-a-thon, held in Buenos Aires in what used to be a “black site” (clandestine detention facility) during the last military dictatorship in Argentina. The Escuela de Mecánica de la Armada (Army Mechanic School) was originally conceived and developed as a secondary s... Read more

  10. Great turnout at legislative edit-a-thon in Buenos Aires!

    (Lea la versión en español aquí) On Saturday, June 29th, Wikimedia Argentina and the Buenos Aires City Legislature held the second edit-a-thon in Buenos Aires, known as “Primer Editatón Legislativo” (First Legislative Edit-a-thon). It focused on the history and architecture of the Legislative Palace in Buenos Aires, a building conceived as a home, which, however, was never inhabite... Read more