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News and notes
Communication is key
Two new WMF Communications department leadership appointments; a new way for Wikimedia communities to communicate their capacities.
In the media
The Paris Review, British Crown and British Media
Wikipedia manipulated and copied – again
Featured content
History, gaming and multifarious topics
Historical and pop culture articles promoted.
Interview with Ser Amantio di Nicolao, the top contributor to English Wikipedia by edit count
How do you make an average of 3,600 edits a week for over a decade? And what do you learn when you've done it?
Technology report
Dedicated Wikidata database servers
Plus the latest technology upgrades, tools and news.
Why don't we have an article about _________?
Notable missing articles.
Arbitration report
Mister Wiki is first arbitration committee decision of 2018
In deciding to de-sysop an admin for efforts to evade discussion and review of paid edits made on behalf of a PR firm, Arbitration Committee doesn't significantly change the rules around paid editing, and leaves it up to the community whether to apply special restrictions to administrators.
Traffic report
The best and worst of 2017
A look back at the most popular articles in a tumultuous and intriguing year.
Single-page edition


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