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  1. Wikimedia Israel and the Israeli News Company bring new video content to the Wikimedia projects

    Photo by Itzik Edri/Itzike, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Wikimedia Commons, the online repository of free-use media, hosts more than 31 million media files, but videos are still just a fraction of the files (about 75,000 videos, less than 0.1%). To help close that gap, Wikimedia Israel has begun a new cooperation with the Israeli News Company.... Read more

  2. #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

  3. Who edits Wikipedia?

    Video by Giselle Bordoy WMAR, freely licensed under ccby

    Wikimedia Argentina has released a documentary film about their community to celebrate the fifteenth birthday of Wikipedia.... Read more

  4. 100 years after its release, watch the first Alice in Wonderland film for free

    Illustration by Obakeneko, public domain

    150 years ago, we first read about Alice, a rabbit hole, and a fantasy world filled with peculiar creatures; the first film based on Lewis Carroll’s most famous work was released 150 years ago.... Read more

  5. Tec de Monterrey students complete two major video projects

    Video by Daniel Ulacia and others, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

    Students with Wiki Learning Tec de Monterrey venture into the creation of professional-level videos both as tutorials for fellow students and to document innovations in Wikimedia work... Read more

  6. How to join a Wikipedia meetup near you (VIDEO)

    Wikipedia meetups happen all around the world and are an easy way to learn how to edit the encyclopedia. Follow this link to find a meetup near you. You can also view the above video on YouTube and Vimeo. Video by Victor Grigas, CC-BY-SA-3.0.

    Wikipedia meetups happen all around the world and are an easy way to learn how to edit the encyclopedia. They help newcomers meet Wikipedia editors in person, get oriented, and become familiar with best practices. To find a meetup near you, check out this short video and companion FAQ.... Read more

  7. Art+Feminism Events on International Women’s Day

    Edit-a-thon in Montreal, Canada.
Photo by Micsmeets, CC BY-SA 4.0

    Over 75 edit-a-thons were hosted worldwide, to increase gender diversity on Wikipedia — and improve articles about women in the arts, feminism and gender. ... Read more

  8. Meet some of the women who contribute to Wikipedia

    Zinaida Good grew up in Russia, studied in Canada and started editing Wikipedia in 2008, as a college assignment. Photo by Victor Grigas, under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

    To celebrate International Women’s Day, here are some inspiring stories of a few of the women who contribute to Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects. (…)... Read more

  9. Wikipedia’s first-ever annual video reflects contributions from people around the world

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    Today, the Wikimedia Foundation released its first ever year in review video, chronicling the celebration, pain, fear, resilience, and discovery that came to characterize 2014. More than anything, it celebrates those who come to Wikipedia to learn and understand the complexity of our world, and those who edit and contribute information so that others might do the same. […]... Read more

  10. RfC: Should we support MP4 video on our sites?