Juliet Barbara

  1. Wikimedians gather in Italian alpine town Esino Lario for 12th Wikimania

    Each year, members of the Wikimedia community convene in one location to share experiences, learn from each other, and discuss the most critical issues of the movement. Wikimania 2016 will draw over a thousand attendees from more than 60 nations to Esino Lario, which has a year-round population of less than 800, from June 24-26.... Read more

  2. Katherine Maher appointed as interim executive director for the Wikimedia Foundation

    Katherine Maher, the chief communications officer of the Wikimedia Foundation, has been chosen as interim executive director of the San Francisco-based nonprofit by its board and executive team.... Read more

  3. Hundreds of “black hat” English Wikipedia accounts blocked following investigation

    After weeks of investigation, volunteer editors on English Wikipedia announced today that they blocked 381 user accounts for undisclosed paid advocacy.... Read more

  4. Despite headlines, frequent edits don’t cause inaccuracy

    Wikipedia is the encyclopedia anyone can edit. It didn’t surprise us to learn that articles considered to be controversial are frequently edited.... Read more

  5. Annual Wikimania conference comes to Mexico City

    The annual Wikimedia conference, Wikimania, will be coming to Mexico City this July 15-19, co-organized by Wikimedia Mexico and the Wikimedia Foundation. This event will gather Wikimedia volunteers and digital thought leaders to discuss access to knowledge, participation in the Wikimedia projects, and the role of Wikipedia in education.... Read more

  6. New Wikimedia Foundation report on activities in 2014

    The Wikimedia Foundation is pleased to release a report on our programs, activities, and outcomes from 2014.... Read more

  7. Top 10 Most Edited Pages on Wikipedia in 2014

    Wikipedia is the world’s largest free knowledge resource, but what makes it so unique is its dynamism–it is a living, breathing knowledge network that changes all the time, thanks to hundreds of thousands of editors around the world who keep it growing and current. … Here are the top 10 most edited pages on English-language Wikipedia in 2014. Many of the topics are to be expected, like D... Read more