Last month, a conference for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking Wikimedia movement affiliates helped them share and acquire new knowledge in a variety of areas.... Read more

  1. 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

  2. Combating misinformation, fake news, and censorship

    As part of the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process, researchers assessed over one hundred reports, articles, and studies to review how misinformation threatens the future of free knowledge. The assessments include dozens of powerful examples of how misinformation can have far-reaching and devastating consequences... Read more

  3. WikiWomenCamp kicks off to bring more inclusivity to Wikipedia

    Over 50 women Wikimedians converged on Mexico City in search of new ways to eliminate Wikimedia’s gender gap.... Read more

  4. 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

  5. Community digest: Wikipedia for Peace, editing to celebrate diversity at WorldPride Madrid; news in brief

    15 participants in the Wikipedia for Peace initiative from seven different countries gathered at WorldPride in Madrid, Spain this year. The group aimed at highlighting LGBT issues by contributing content about them on Wikimedia projects. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates about Wikimedia affiliates, photography contests, outreach activities in Nigeria and more. ... Read more

  6. Yale Law School and the Wikimedia Foundation create new research initiative to help preserve and protect the free exchange of information online

    The Wikimedia Foundation and the Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School recently expanded their longstanding collaboration to focus on raising awareness and conducting research related to threats against intermediary liability protections. Those protections are necessary if online platforms are to remain neutral third parties hosting user-generated content.... Read more

  7. 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

  8. How the discovery and sharing of trusted information have evolved

    The Wikimedia Foundation recently hosted three “brown bag” discussions with experts on the evolving history of knowledge sharing.... Read more

  9. Editing to change the world: Vinicius Siqueira

    Vinicius Siqueira has been contributing to Wikipedia for a decade, during which he has made thousands of edits online and led successful offline initiatives to train fellow students to edit. ... Read more

  10. It’s time to protect the public domain!

    The public domain is an important pillar of free knowledge, creativity and innovation and an indispensable counterweight to exclusive rights on intellectual property. Yet, unlike exclusive rights, it is not adequately protected.... Read more