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News and notes
Documenting Wikimania and our beginnings
The oldest surviving Wikipedia edit restored to article history, Wikimania, and the mystery of a disappearing Funds Dissemination Committee.
In focus
Ryan Merkley joins WMF as Chief of Staff
Working with leadership and the community, taking on both operational and strategic responsibilities
In the media
Many layers of fake news: Fake fiction and fake news vandalism
And the media report it all
Discussion report
Meta proposals on partial bans and IP users
Can we survive without IP addresses?
Traffic report
Once upon a time in Greenland with Boris and cornflakes
And some summer flicks with the usual heroes and villains
We couldn't have told you this, but Wikipedia was censored
Should we break the law or publish the truth?
The Curious Case of Croatian Wikipedia
Or how to make a concentration camp disappear?
Community view
Chinese Wikipedia and the battle against extradition from Hong Kong
From streets to Wikipedia - What are editors from Hong Kong facing?
News from the WMF
Meet Emna Mizouni, the newly minted 2019 Wikimedian of the Year
Emna Mizouni was named the 2019 Wikimedian of the Year.
Recent research
Special issue on gender gap and gender bias research
A roundup of many recent publications examining Wikpedia's gender gaps in participation and content, and their possible reasons
On the bright side
What's making you happy this month?
A selection of good news and encouraging stories that are from the Wikiverse
Single-page edition


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