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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, June 2018

Contents “On the Self-similarity of Wikipedia Talks: a Combined Discourse-analytical and Quantitative Approach” “How Sudden Censorship Can Increase Access to Information” Conferences and events WMF research showcase “Conversations Gone Awry: Detecting Early Signs of Conversational Failure” Case studies in the appropriation of ORES Other recent publications References “On the Self-similarity of Wikipedia Talks: a Combined….

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, May 2018

Why people don’t contribute to Wikipedia; using Wikipedia to teach statistics, technical writing, and controversial issues

With contributions by: Miriam Redi, Barbara Page, FULBERT, and Piotr Konieczny

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, February 2018

Politically diverse editors write better articles; Reddit and Stack Overflow benefit from Wikipedia but don’t give back
With contributions by: Barbara Page, FULBERT, Steve Jankowski and Tilman Bayer

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, January 2018

Automated Q&A from Wikipedia articles; Who succeeds in talk page discussions?

With contributions by: Eddie891, Thomas Niebler, Barbara (WVS) and Tilman Bayer

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, September 2017

French medical articles have "high rate of veracity"; quality comparisons across languages; perceptions of credibility
With contributions by: Nicolas Jullien, Leila Zia, Tilman Bayer and FULBERT

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How many women edit Wikipedia?

An overview of the existing research on this question, also including new results from the most recent general Wikipedia editor survey