Wikipedia

  1. On the front lines in Venezuela and Ukraine, volunteers stand up for a future of free knowledge

    Writing an encyclopedia is no simple task, as any one of the global community of Wikipedia editors would be happy to tell you. Doing so amid an economic crisis or armed conflict, like those in Venezuela or Ukraine, is immeasurably more difficult.... Read more

  2. Wikimedia 2030: A draft strategic direction for our movement

    A draft of the Wikimedia movement’s strategic direction is on Meta-Wiki. Everyone is invited to read and discuss!... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Foundation mourns the loss of Bassel Khartabil, Syrian Wikimedian and global open culture advocate

    Bassel’s family received confirmation this week of his execution by the Syrian regime in late 2015, shortly after he was removed from the Syrian prison where he was being held.... Read more

  4. Why I write about Michał Heller, cosmologist and priest

    Philosopher and physicist Michał (Michael) Heller has a voice that substantively contributes to some of the major public debates of our time. This is why I wrote about him on Wikipedia.... Read more

  5. Appeals court rules in favor of Wikimedia in Brazil

    Brazilian Court of Appeals rules that singer Rosana Fiengo does not have the right to censor the Wikipedia article about her.... Read more

  6. Italy’s video game archive breathes life into gaming history and culture

    Fifteen people gathered at the Cineteca di Bologna’s video game archive to find reliable sources and expand Wikipedia’s free knowledge.... Read more

  7. 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

  8. Bringing the magic of classical music to Ukrainian speakers

    World Classics in Ukraine is translating the works of some of the great classical artists, like Mozart and Chopin, for the Ukrainian-speaking citizens of the world.... Read more

  9. The metamorphosis of Wiki Loves Butterfly

    The so-called “Butterfly Wikimedian” created Wiki Loves Butterfly, a two-year effort to improve Wikimedia’s coverage of butterflies in West Bengal.... Read more

  10. Why, after twelve years, I still write about hurricanes and tropical cyclones on Wikipedia

    Andrew Hink was convinced that he would be a meteorologist. Billy Joel changed those plans, but Hink’s interest in weather never disappeared.... Read more