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20 years of the nonprofit behind Wikipedia

Wikipedia is an indispensable part of the internet — no matter if you’re searching for a fact to win a round of trivia or doing a deep dive on what’s happening in the world around you. And today, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia turns 20 years old. We are the Wikimedia Foundation. In our….

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Wikimedia Foundation launches Open the Knowledge Journalism Awards on World Press Freedom Day

The Wikimedia Foundation is launching the inaugural Open the Knowledge Journalism Awards. Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, this year’s awards celebrate the contributions of journalists in Africa who prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion in their reporting.

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First grants announced from the Wikimedia Endowment to support technical innovation across Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects

The Wikimedia Endowment, the long-term fund established in 2016 to support the future of Wikimedia sites, has announced its first recipients of grant funding. The initiatives that will receive grant funding include Abstract Wikipedia, Kiwix, Machine Learning, and Wikidata.

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O novo logo sonoro da Wikipedia: Anúncio do vencedor do concurso O Som de Todo o Conhecimento Humano

Este post também está disponível em: العربيَّة · 中文 · English · Français · Deutsch · हिन्दी · Bahasa Indonesia · русский язык · Español 28 de março de 2023 — Hoje, a Fundação Wikimedia, organização sem fins lucrativos responsável pela Wikipedia e outros projetos Wikimedia, anunciou o vencedor de seu concurso global O Som de Todo o Conhecimento….

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विकिपीडिया का नया ध्वनि लोगो: सर्व मानव ज्ञान की ध्वनि प्रतियोगिता के विजेता की घोषणा 

यह पोस्ट इसमें भी उपलब्ध है: العربيَّة · 中文 · English · Français · Deutsch · Bahasa Indonesia · Português · русский язык · Español २८ मार्च २०२३ – आज, विकिमीडिया फ़ाउंडेशन, गैर-लाभकारी संस्था जो विकिपीडिया और अन्य विकिमीडिया परियोजनाओं का संचालन करती है, ने विकिपीडिया और विकिमीडिया परियोजनाओं के लिए ध्वनि लोगो की खोज को समाप्त करते हुए….

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Logo suara Wikimedia: Pemenang kompetisi Suara Segenap Pengetahuan Manusia sudah ditemukan

Pos ini juga tersedia dalam bahasa: العربيَّة · 中文 · English · Français · Deutsch · हिन्दी · Português · русский язык · Español · Español 28 Maret 2023 — Hari ini, Yayasan Wikimedia, lembaga nirlaba yang mengoperasikan Wikipedia dan proyek Wikimedia lainnya, mengumumkan pemenang dari kompetisi Suara Segenap Pengetahuan Manusia serta sekaligus mengakhiri ajang pencarian logo suara….

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Wikipedia’s new sound logo: Winner of The Sound of All Human Knowledge contest announced

The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, announced the winner of its global Sound of All Human Knowledge contest, ending the search for a sound logo for Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects.

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Making Wikipedia Safer: Enforcement Guidelines for Wikimedia Universal Code of Conduct provide a model for governing online behavior

The Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation has unanimously approved enforcement guidelines for the first-of-its kind Universal Code of Conduct (UCoC). The code, which was developed hand in hand with more than 1500 Wikimedia project volunteers, outlines global standards for behavior across Wikipedia and all Wikimedia projects to prevent and address harassment and other negative behavior.

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SusunW is on a mission to write women into history with Wikipedia

Today, scientists can tell us with certainty that increased carbon dioxide emissions are warming the planet. But who was the first to discover this, and when did that happen?  I’ll bet it’s earlier than you think. Meet Eunice Newton Foote: a 19th century American scientist, inventor, and women’s rights activist whose contributions to climate science….

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Women Do News: Tackling the Gender Divide in Journalism Through Wikipedia

The gender gap is a pervasive issue that has garnered attention in recent years, particularly in relation to the global pay inequality between men and women. However, this disparity is not limited to pay; it persists across various issues and industries, including the newsroom. For example, despite some progress, just four out of ten US….

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