Misuse of Creative Commons-licensed photo leads to public apology

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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

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

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Freely licensed magic at Eurovision

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Thanks to Albin Olsson, free photographic mastery was on display at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.

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Wikimedia Highlights, February 2016

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Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in February 2016: Recording romanticism and filling Wikimedia Commons with 19th century music; What’s TPP? The problematic partnership; #BlackLifeMatters edit-a-thon bolsters Wikipedia’s coverage of black history.

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It "revolutionized the way German-speaking people inform themselves about the world": Fifteen years of the German Wikipedia

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It's been so revolutionary that it has even become the de facto replacement for the Brockhaus—the German equivalent of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

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Wikipedia’s coverage of essential vaccines is expanding

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The Medical Translation Task Force has boosted its productivity by 17% and increased the amount of health care content by using the content translation tool. Rather than handing out a Microsoft Word document full of Wikimedia markup for translation, translators are being coached on how to use the content translation tool. As a new process, this….

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The new alchemy: turning online harassment into Wikipedia articles on women scientists

Communications Community From the archives Gender gap Interview Profiles

By day, Emily Temple-Wood is a biology student. By night, she writes Wikipedia articles on women scientists—one for every harassing email she receives.

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What are the most-edited articles through Wikipedia’s history?

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The data will surprise you: Spears near Hitler, creationism alongside feminism, wrestling versus Jesus, and more.

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Top 20 most-edited pages on Wikipedia in 2015

Community From the archives Wikipedia Year in Review

Death, pop culture, current events ... and one person writing about the Juneau Icefield.

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See the 14 gorgeous winning photographs from Wiki Loves Monuments

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Today, Wiki Loves Monuments 2015 revealed this year's winners, including Westerheversand Lighthouse, Sacra di San Michele, Hanover’s New Town Hall, and more.

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