The Signpost

From the editorAnother issue meets the deadline
A busy office with minimal staff.
Has the wind gone out of the AdminShip's sails?
Kudpung has some thoughts on the reasons for becalmed forums and the reluctance of candidates to (wo)man the rigging.
Integrating my many lives on Wikipedia
Thoughts on how looking for the truth on Wikipedia brings out unexpected things in the real world.
WikiProject report
WikiProject Portals
After a recent Village Pump discussion, the Signpost looks at WikiProject Portals.
Discussion report
User rights, infoboxes, and more discussion on portals
A busy month for discussions on major topics.
Featured content
Featured content selected by the community
Science, sportspeople, video games, and history feature heavily in the community's picks this month.
Arbitration report
Managing difficult topics
Has an attempt to prevent historical revisionism become a content battleground?
News and notes
Lots of Wikimedia
De-recognition of Brazil user groups; brute-force attack on Wikipedia; Wikimedia Conference 2018; and assorted other silly things.
In the media
Wikipedia in Turkish politics; COI politics in Wikipedia; most cited work
And the burning question of the day, is the monkey selfie going to space with the rest of Wikipedia?
Traffic report
We love our superheroes
No surprises here as the summer movie season begins.
Technology report
A trove of contributor and developer goodies
Improved mobile app, searching, citations, inline maps, voting, and more.
Why I write about women on Wikipedia
Editor SusunW delves into reasons why she has created hundreds of articles about women.
Recent research
Why people don't contribute to Wikipedia; using Wikipedia to teach statistics, technical writing, and controversial issues
Too many women still don't know that Wikipedia is editable.
Play with your food
Down the rabbit hole into the realm of third-grade mind.
Wine not?
May 25 is National Wine Day in the United States.
From the archives
The Signpost scoops The Signpost
The dark and twisted world of Wikipedia's most powerful media institution: The Signpost.
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