Communications Community From the archives Wikipedia Year in Review

Death, politics, and Vincent van Gogh: 2016 as seen through the lens of Wikipedia

Which English Wikipedia articles were edited most in 2016? Find out what captured editors' interests.

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News on Wikipedia: Fidel Castro, president of Cuba, dead at 90

Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons are here to help you learn more about the recently deceased Fidel Castro.

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Wikipedia community and Internet Archive partner to fix one million broken links on Wikipedia

More than one million formerly broken links in the English Wikipedia have been updated to archived versions from the Wayback Machine, thanks to a partnership between the Internet Archive, volunteers from the Wikipedia community, and the Wikimedia Foundation.

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A fascination with exploration: the polar pioneers of Wikipedia

Polar explorers were singular individuals who embarked on voyages of discovery—and as one Wikipedia editor put it, "Stories of endurance in the face of extreme hardship and danger will always fascinate people. This is apparent in the way that each new generation seems to rediscover and relish these stories."

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New grants program will fund six community-led projects

Selected from a field of thirteen applications, the projects focus on software, offline outreach, and research.

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When it comes to shipwrecks raised off the seafloor, Peter Isotalo may be Wikipedia’s resident aficionado

Isotalo has written several Wikipedia articles on centuries-old archaeologically significant shipwrecks, working with museums and spending hundreds of hours to make them accurate and comprehensive. We wanted to find out why.

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No Man’s Sky and the drive to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of video games

Casual readers may not notice that the English Wikipedia's video game articles, like No Man's Sky, usually adhere to a set of stringent guidelines.

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Misuse of Creative Commons-licensed photo leads to public apology

Niccolò Caranti hopes that this "will help clarify that 'free license' is not the same thing as 'public domain'; it does not mean 'you can do whatever you want without conditions.' "

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Jimmy Wales names Emily Temple-Wood and Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight as Wikipedians of the Year

Being awarded for the sixth time, this is the first time two Wikipedians have received the honor together.