Media, politics, and the most-viewed YouTube videos: 2017 as seen through the lens of Wikipedia

Community From the archives Wikipedia Year in Review

A good number of Wikipedia's English-language editors in the last year were drawn to news (especially politics), media, and miscellanea.

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How we encouraged people to freely license their solar eclipse photos for the future

Communications Community Foundation From the archives Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia

The recent total solar eclipse captured the imagination of millions. We hoped to get people to share that wonder and joy through freely licensed imagery on Wikimedia Commons—and as it turns out, we only had to ask.

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