Ed Erhart

  1. The one-man band writing the history of Nigerian cinema into Wikipedia

    Long-time volunteer Wikipedia editor Sam Oyeyele has written a series of articles on the history of Nigerian cinema, from its colonial origins through its distinctly independent present.... Read more

  2. How to add your photos to Wikimedia Commons and add to the sum of all knowledge

    Wikimedia Commons is the media site that hosts many of the images, video, and audio used on Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. What’s your second screen? Film, television, and the British monarchy fill Wikipedia’s most-viewed articles of 2017

    Or: “The enduring power of Anglophilia.”... Read more

  4. Media, politics, and the most-viewed YouTube videos: 2017 as seen through the lens of Wikipedia

    A good number of Wikipedia’s English-language editors in the last year were drawn to news (especially politics), media, and miscellanea.... Read more

  5. ‘Monumental’ winners from the world’s largest photo contest showcase history and heritage

    The top fifteen images from Wiki Loves Monuments, an international photographic competition, span five continents and contain a veritable treasure trove of cultural heritage.... Read more

  6. Discover a world of natural heritage through the winning images from Wiki Loves Earth

    Nearly 132,000 images, all freely licensed, have been added to Wikimedia Commons in the fourth annual Wiki Loves Earth. The photographic contest focuses on protected areas, unique places of natural heritage, to document them for future generations.... Read more

  7. First World War digitization project nets awards for Romanian Wikimedia community

    A volunteer project run by six Wikimedians has been recognized for their work.... Read more

  8. Why Tímea Baksa writes about Korean culture on Wikipedia

    Thanks to Wikipedia, Tímea Baksa has learned two new languages and met people from all around the world. We asked about what keeps her coming back to Wikipedia, day after day.... Read more

  9. Wikipedia iOS app named an Editor’s Choice

    The Wikipedia iOS app is among the newest to hold the “Editors’ Choice” distinction in Apple’s App Store. ... Read more

  10. Community digest: Wikimedia Israel takes on fake news with comics; the Wikipedia Library names first Star Coordinator; news in brief

    To believe or not to believe? This is the question. Wikimedia Israel is extrapolating Wikipedia’s reliable sources guideline to the rest of the internet; The Wikipedia Library names Tunisia’s Houcemeddine Turki as the first Star Coordinator. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates from the first WikiCamp in Macedonia, English Wikipedia’s Wikicup wraps up, af... Read more