Communications

  1. We have moved!

    Please catch the new Wikimedia blog at https://wikimediafoundation.org/news/.... Read more

  2. Farkhad Fatkullin named Wikimedian of the Year for 2018

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales names Farkhad Fatkullin as the 2018 Wikimedian of the year.... Read more

  3. Community digest: Virtual exhibitions help make Estonian artworks accessible to everyone; news in brief

    The Wikimedia community in Estonia has partnered with several museums in the country to help unveil their collections through Wikimedia projects. The first virtual art exhibition, focusing on art from World War I, saw unprecedented success on the Estonian Wikipedia. In addition, this week’s news in brief include updates about the Wikipedia Library’s newest star coordinator, a WikiGap event... Read more

  4. Meet the scientist working to increase the number of underrepresented scientists and engineers on Wikipedia

    Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist and an incredible advocate for women in science and engineering. During 2018, she’s embarked upon a challenge: to write one Wikipedia page per day about an “awesome underrepresented group working in science and engineering.”... Read more

  5. 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

  6. European Parliament votes against EU copyright proposal that would threaten the open web

    We applaud the results of this vote by the European Parliament as it now provides an opportunity for open discussion to create a balanced, modern copyright system for Europe.... Read more

  7. US Supreme Court ruling on immigration is an affront to Wikimedia values

    The Wikimedia Foundation rejects the spirit of this ban and similar restrictions in place around the world that treat some more equally than others.... Read more

  8. How the EU copyright proposal will hurt the web and Wikipedia

    A proposed new copyright package in the European Union is a threat to our fundamental right to freely share information. The time to speak out is now.... Read more

  9. Wikimedia Foundation partners with the GSMA to expand digital literacy in emerging countries

    As part of our 2030 vision, the Wikimedia Foundation is working to expand partnerships with organisations like the GSMA to empower communities through digital skills training and participation in knowledge creation and sharing.... Read more

  10. For these Wikipedia editors, ancient Egyptian pyramids are more than a symbol

    Two of Wikipedia’s editors speak out about what motivates them to write about ancient Egypt on Wikipedia.... Read more