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Wikimedia UK's John Lubbock and Faisal Saeed al-Mutar

Arabic Wikipedia is growing fast – here’s why

By John Lubbock, Wikimedia UK Communications Coordinator I met recently with Faisal Saeed al-Mutar, an Iraqi refugee in the US, … Continue reading “Arabic Wikipedia is growing fast – here’s why”

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Does Wikipedia have enough administrators?

By John Lubbock, Wikimedia UK Communications Coordinator There are currently 1144 admins on the English language Wikipedia, of whom 501 are active as editors , though not … Continue reading “Does Wikipedia have enough administrators?”

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Wikipedia for Peace at Europride Vienna

  Earlier this month I took some time out from my Edinburgh work to travel to Vienna to take part … Continue reading “Wikipedia for Peace at Europride Vienna”

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Conway Hall collections helping to improve Wikipedia

Last weekend Conway Hall in central London hosted a Wikipedia editathon to improve pages on Wikipedia about 19th century pamphleteers … Continue reading “Conway Hall collections helping to improve Wikipedia”

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Education in Wales and Wikipedia

By Robin Owain, Wikimedia UK Wales Manager Wales has always had more than its fair share of ministers of religion, … Continue reading “Education in Wales and Wikipedia”

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Self-harm and the internet

Following a recent news report in a tabloid paper, which criticised websites including Wikipedia for not taking seriously enough the … Continue reading “Self-harm and the internet”

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Wikimedia UK welcomes three new trustees

We are very pleased to announce the recent appointment of three new trustees to Wikimedia UK’s board . Sangeet Bhullar, Jane Carlin and … Continue reading “Wikimedia UK welcomes three new trustees”

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AutoWikiBrowser – find out how to automate mass edits on Wikipedia

Wikimedia UK has started running events to encourage long-time Wikipedia editors and those interested in becoming technically proficient at more … Continue reading “AutoWikiBrowser – find out how to automate mass edits on Wikipedia”

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What happened on Wikipedia when Notre-Dame burned?

By Richard Nevell , Wikimedia UK Project Coordinator Shortly before 7pm on April 15 in Paris a devastating fire broke out in … Continue reading “What happened on Wikipedia when Notre-Dame burned?”

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