Edit-a-thons

  1. Writing women into Wikipedia with the United Nations: the #HERstory editathons

    Photo by BrillLyle, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    One editor published her first Wikipedia article at a Cairo #HERstory editathon. “I attended without having a clue about what should I do or how to write on Wikipedia,” she said. “I can’t wait to write more.”... Read more

  2. Wikipedia edit-a-thon, 72 hours long, is recognized with a Guinness World Record

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    Wikimedia Mexico and Museo Soumaya partnered for the event, named #72HorasConRodin for the “progenitor of modern sculpture.”... Read more

  3. Community digest—First-ever Wikipedian-in-residence in Brazil; First women in science edit-a-thon in Venezuela

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    The position will stimulate the use of Wikipedia as a means of scientific dissemination; twenty-one women scientists now have articles on the Spanish Wikipedia.... Read more

  4. Wikipedia’s 15th birthday inspires Bangla translators; Odia-language Women’s History Month edit-a-thons

    Photo by Motiur Rahman Oni, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

    Bangla-language Wikipedians translated about 600 articles for their language’s Wikipedia; Odia-language Wikimedians hosted their second annual Women’s History Month edit-a-thon.... Read more

  5. Bonjour, hola, and hello: editors gather for the Art+Feminism edit-a-thon

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    The global edit-a-thon enters its third year with events in two dozen countries on six continents.... Read more

  6. Join the 2016 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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    Art+Feminism announces the third annual international Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, with 125 events taking place in over 20 countries on every inhabited continent.... Read more

  7. #BlackLifeMatters edit-a-thon bolsters Wikipedia’s coverage of black history

    Video by Victor Grigas, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

    Dozens of black history articles were created or improved at the #AfroCROWD Wikipedia editathon in Harlem, New York City.... Read more

  8. 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

  9. Community Digest—help improve articles about Asia during November

    Photo by Sudharshan Shanmugasundaram, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Wikipedia Asian Month has started, “superprotect” has been removed from Wikimedia sites, and other relevant news from the Wikimedia Foundation and the Wikimedia community.... Read more

  10. 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