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News and notes
Wikimedia Foundation publishes its Form 990 for fiscal year 2022-2023
The Form 990, as well as highlights and FAQs, are now available for review.
Technology report
New Page Patrol receives a much-needed software upgrade
A new model for collaboration between the WMF and the community?
Deletion report
The lore of Kalloor
Hoaxes and the genesis of information.
In the media
National cable networks get in on the action arguing about what the first sentence of a Wikipedia article ought to say
First line, sixth paragraph, body text or unified Reich?
News from the WMF
Progress on the plan — how the Wikimedia Foundation advanced on its Annual Plan goals during the first half of fiscal year 2023-2024
Outlining progress against the four key goals
Opinion
Public response to the editors of Settler Colonial Studies
A letter.
Recent research
ChatGPT did not kill Wikipedia, but might have reduced its growth
And various research findings about Wikidata and knowledge graphs.
Featured content
We didn't start the wiki
No we didn't write it, but we tried to cite it
Essay
No queerphobia
An essay.
Special report
RetractionBot is back to life!
... and flagging your articles with big ugly red notices! (This is a good thing.)
Traffic report
Chimps, Eurovision, and the return of the Baby Reindeer
Movies, deaths, elections (but no cricket).
Comix
The Wikipediholic Family
Some stuff's only okay in the privacy of the home.
Humour
Wikipedia rattled by sophisticated cyberattack of schoolboy typing "balls" in infobox
Project in shambles – "it had never occurred to us that this was possible".
Concept
Palimpsestuous
Hypertext.
Single-page edition



       

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