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  1. New interaction timeline improves investigation of harassment cases

    The new interaction timeline tool is a way to look at two contributors’ editing history—where they have interacted, when, and how often. This can help add clarity when reviewing reports of harassment and abuse, and takes some of the burden off both the people reviewing problems, and the people reporting them.... Read more

  2. Introducing training modules: Multilingual resources for combating harassment

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Support and Safety team has developed six multilingual training modules to help community members independently handle cases of online harassment when they arise. ... Read more

  3. Algorithms and insults: Scaling up our understanding of harassment on Wikipedia

    A research collaboration with the technology incubator Jigsaw is helping us better understand and explore technical solutions to harassment on Wikipedia.... Read more

  4. Inspire Campaign: Building ideas collaboratively to address harassment on Wikimedia projects

    To improve the way that harassment is prevented and managed on the Wikimedia sites, we’ve launched an idea-building event called the Inspire Campaign.... Read more

  5. The new alchemy: turning online harassment into Wikipedia articles on women scientists

    By day, Emily Temple-Wood is a biology student. By night, she writes Wikipedia articles on women scientists—one for every harassing email she receives.... Read more

  6. Working together on the problem of online harassment in Wikimedia communities

    Online harassment and behavioral issues have long been an area of serious concern for the Wikimedia Foundation and particularly for the Community Advocacy team.... Read more

  7. A Wikipedian’s perspective on gender imbalance, harassment, and the way forward

    Longtime Wikipedia editor, Sydney Poore, shares her perspective of Wikipedia’s gender imbalance, harassment, and the steps she and other Wikimedians are taking to address this. ... Read more

  8. Wikimedia Research Newsletter, June 2018

    How censorship can backfire and conversations can go awry; Wikipedians ‘driven by a sense of mission’, according to researchers.
    With contributions by: Tilman Bayer, Bri, Barbara Page, and Maik Stührenberg... Read more

  9. What should journalists know about Wikipedia? A Poynter Institute NewsU webinar

    Join us for a Poynter Institute NewsU webinar to help journalists around the world better understand Wikipedia. Here’s some additional details on what we’re going to talk about on July 12.... Read more

  10. A snapshot of Wikimedia education activities in Asia

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Nichole Saad conducted a site visit to Nepal, India, and Taiwan to pilot a new way to help program leaders: in-context support. Why is this approach important? What did we learn in this trip? How is this shaping the way we offer program support in our efforts to support education?... Read more