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Parts of Wikipedia offline after 'malicious' attack

Sep 07, 2019 - 6:11 PM

Wikimedia says the breach threatened 'everyone's fundamental rights to freely access and share information'

The North Face manipulated Wikipedia for free advertising

Jun 01, 2019 - 1:15 PM

The outdoor clothing company stirs controversy after it replaced photos of popular outdoor locations with their own on Wikipedia

Screenshot from North Face video


Turkey court rejects Wikipedia appeal over blocking – state media

May 05, 2017 - 7:49 PM

Turkish officials say the ban is needed as Wikipedia had failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Wikipedia editors ban 'unreliable' Daily Mail as source

Feb 09, 2017 - 11:18 PM

The Daily Mail s reliability has been the subject of debate among Wikipedia editors since January 2015

WIKIPEDIA. The Wikipedia logo is seen on a tablet screen on December 4, 2012 in Paris. File photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Smart-Wikipedia: Promoting further learning

Oct 23, 2014 - 8:40 PM

The discussion turns to how the Wikimedia Foundation and Smart are working together on a variety of projects to enhance learning and promote heritage sites

TALKING ABOUT WIKIMEDIA. Carolynne Schloeder of the Wikimedia Foundation speaks with the media and Smart representatives. Photo by Victor Barreiro Jr./ Rappler

Tech giants align, call for transparency

Jul 18, 2013 - 8:00 PM

At least 63 companies advocates and trade groups have joined forces to ask the US government for greater transparency with national security issues

BETTER TRANSPARENCY. More than 60 companies and organizations have banded together to demand greater transparency in US government surveillance.

Wikimedia Commons gets Android, iOS apps

Apr 30, 2013 - 1:14 PM

Users can now upload photos to Wikimedia Commons using this new app

THE COMMONS APP. Wikimedia Foundation releases its very own application to add new pictures to the Commons.

Wikimedia's Sue Gardner stepping down

Mar 28, 2013 - 3:37 PM

It s important not to let any organization be overly defined by any single person says Sue Gardner of the Wikimedia Foundation

STEPPING DOWN. Sue Gardner to leave Wikimedia Foundation after her successor is found. Photo by Lane Hartwell from Wikipedia