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News and notes Update on Wikimedia's financial health
2023-11-20
Plus: Sockpuppet investigators asking for help.
News and notes What's going on with the Wikimedia Endowment?
2023-03-09
A lack of transparency.
In the media Odd bedfellows, Elon and Jimbo, reliable sources for divorces, and more
2023-01-01
Sometimes you need to read more than just the headlines!
CommonsComix #4: The Course of WikiEmpire
2023-01-01
In which a couple sentences of text recontextualises an image.
News and notes English Wikipedia editors: "We don't need no stinking banners"
2022-11-28
Joe Roe's close sows dough woes, manifestos... vetoes? overthrows?
Interview Lisa Seitz-Gruwell on WMF fundraising in the wake of big banner ad RfC
2022-11-28
An interview with Wikimedia's Chief Advancement Officer.
In the media "The most beautiful story on the Internet"
2022-11-28
Ineffective altruism, return of the toaster, Jess Wade keeps wading through it, Russia censors searches, schools embrace Wikipedia.
News and notes Wikipedians question Wikimedia fundraising ethics after "somewhat-viral" tweet
2022-10-31
News from Twitter, Commons and the WMF C-Suite.
Special report Decentralized Fundraising, Centralized Distribution
2022-09-30
The latest from the Wikimedia Deutschland Movement Strategy & Global Relations Team.
Recent research How readers assess Wikipedia's trustworthiness, and how they could in the future
2022-09-30
And other research news.
In focus NPP: Still heaven or hell for new users – and for the reviewers
2022-09-30
Just what is NPP? Why does it need the WMF? Why does it need YOU?
News and notes Admins wanted on English Wikipedia, IP editors not wanted on Farsi Wiki, donations wanted everywhere
2022-08-31
jimmy@wikipedia.org donate@wikimedia.org (not a typo?) wants a moment of your time.
In the media Truth or consequences? A tough month for truth
2022-08-31
But Annie Rauwerda is the real thing!
Special report "Wikipedia's independence" or "Wikimedia's pile of dosh"?
2022-06-26
A review of Wikipedia's fundraising messages and financial status.
News and notes WMF inks new rules on government-ordered takedowns, blasts Russian feds' censor demands, spends big bucks
2022-06-26
Office actions to secretly delete stuff when told to? Well, at least not if they're Putin's.
Opinion The Wikimedia Endowment – a lack of transparency
2022-05-29
A little more information, please
News and notes 2022 Wikimedia Board elections
2022-05-29
Plus, Form 990, fundraising, RfA and UCoC.
News and notes Jimbo's NFT, new arbs, fixing RfA, and financial statements
2021-12-28
Wrapping up 2021 with a pair of auctions, activity surrounding administrators, and an audit.
News from Diff Welcome to the first grantees of the Knowledge Equity Fund
2021-09-26
$4.5 million for equity.
News from the WMF Uncapping our growth potential – interview with James Baldwin, Finance and Administration Department
2021-07-25
Money, money, money.
Forum Is WMF fundraising abusive?
2021-06-27
A calm discussion.
News and notes A future with a for-profit subsidiary?
2021-03-28
Or becoming more business-like?
In the media Wikimedia LLC and disinformation in Japan
2021-03-28
Plus CPAC misinformation
News and notes More large-scale errors at a "small" wiki
2020-09-27
With inline parenthetical citations!
Community view Community open letter on renaming
2020-06-28
Reacting to the WMF's rebranding proposal.
News and notes Documenting Wikimania and our beginnings
2019-08-30
The oldest surviving Wikipedia edit restored to article history, Wikimania, and the mystery of a disappearing Funds Dissemination Committee.
Interview Katherine Maher marks 3 years as executive director
2019-04-30
Maher discusses her tenure as ED, the editing community, harassment and diversity, the WMF's 3-5 year plan, airplane travel, books, and her future.
News and notes Money! WMF fundraising, Wikimedia strategy, WMF new office!
2017-10-23
The Wikimedia Foundation publishes the latest fundraising report, convenes over the close of the strategic plan discussion, and moves into a new space.
Op-ed Wikipedia has cancer
2017-02-27
In biology, the hallmarks of an aggressive cancer include limitless and exponential multiplication of ordinarily beneficial cells, even when the body signals that further multiplication is no longer needed. The Wikipedia page on the wheat and chessboard problem explains that nothing can keep growing exponentially forever. In biology, the unwanted growth usually terminates with the death of the host. Exponential spending increases can often lead to the same undesirable result in organizations. The Wikimedia Foundation's expenses have grown aggressively every year; Wikipedian Guy Macon offers his analysis.
News and notes Official WMF rebuke to Trump policy; WMF secures restricted funds
2017-02-06
Foundation's latest foray into political waters, and grants funding structured data and anti-harassment measures, met with enthusiasm and concern
News and notes Strategic planning update; English Wikipedia ArbCom election results
2016-12-22
Strategic planning update; English ArbCom election results: WMF reflects, to some degree, on its past approaches to strategic planning
News and notes Fundraising update; FDC recommendations
2015-11-25
Updates on the Wikimedia Foundation.
News and notes Wikimedia Foundation finances; Superprotect is gone
2015-11-04
WMF funding and the death and life of a controversial feature.
News and notes 2015–2016 Q1 fundraising update sparks mailing list debate
2015-10-14
Everyone's talking about money.
News and notes Wikimedia Foundation fundraising report, Montreal to host 2017 Wikimania
2015-09-30
A year of fundraising and a controversial decision.
News and notes Chapter financial trends analyzed, news in brief
2015-06-10
This week saw the publication of the Chapter-wide Financial Trends Report 2013, a now-completed research project that examines the finances and outlays of the 36 movement-affiliated chapters.
In the media Guggenheim image donation; Wiki campaign gets advertising award
2015-05-06
artnet and The Next Web report (May 6) that the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is releasing a hundred images of works in its collection under Creative Commons licences in conjunction with a May 19 editathon.
In focus WMF's latest strategy document shows successes, vagueness, and the need for better data
2015-04-01
The Wikimedia Foundation this week released a State of the WMF report, a 38-page "snapshot" of where it is and where it wants to go in the future.
Op-ed Does the Wikimedia fundraising survey address community concerns?
2015-03-18
The publication of the Wikimedia survey findings on fundraising questions came three months after significant concerns were voiced about the design and wording of the December 2014 fundraising banners and e-mails.
Special report An advance look at the WMF's fundraising survey
2015-03-11
The Wikimedia Foundation gave the Signpost an advance copy of the results of a survey of English Wikipedia readers regarding Wikimedia fundraising, due for official release today.
Arbitration report Media viewer case is suspended
2014-09-03
"On 1 September, the Arbitrators voted to suspend the Media Viewer case for 60 days. After the suspension period is up, the case is to be closed unless the committee votes otherwise. The case suspension comes in response to several new initiatives and policies announced by the Wikimedia Foundation that may make the case moot. In the same motion, the committee declared that Eloquence's resignation of the administrator right was "under the cloud" and that he can only regain the right through another RfA."
Investigative report Hong Kong's Wikimania 2013—failure to produce financial statement raises questions of probity
2014-05-14
On 2 May 2012, the Wikimania jury announced that Hong Kong's bid to hold the 2013 event had beaten four other proposals. Moderator James Forrester wrote: "The Jury has confidence that the Hong Kong bidding team will pull off a magnificent Wikimania,"—and indeed there were positive comments about the event from most attendees.
News and notes Gearing up for Wikimania 2013
2013-07-31
The ninth annual Wikimania conference will open in just over a week at the Jockey Club Auditorium, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Wikimania is for people worldwide who have an interest in Wikimedia Foundation projects. It features presentations and discussions on those projects, on free knowledge and content, and on related social and technical issues.
News and notes Finance committee updates
2013-03-11
During March, three of the Wikimedia Foundation's grantmaking schemes on Meta will reach important crossroads, which will shape how both the editing communities and Wikimedia institutions handle the distribution of donors' money across the movement.
News and notes Wikimedia Foundation fundraiser a success; Czech parliament releases photographs to chapter
2012-12-31
On 27 December the Wikimedia Foundation announced the conclusion of their ninth annual fundraiser, which attracted more than 1.2 million donors. The appeal reached its goal of US$25 million, even though fundraising banners ran for only nine days.
In the media Is the Wikimedia movement too 'cash rich'?
2012-12-31
Is the Wikimedia movement too 'cash rich'?: The Telegraph and Daily Dot, among others, have alleged that there are multiple links between the WMF, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, and Kazakhstan's government, which is, for all intents and purposes, a one-party non-democratic state.
News and notes Toolserver finance remains uncertain
2012-11-26
On November 24, a general assembly of Wikimedia Germany (WMDE) voted on the fate of the Wikimedia Toolserver, a central external piece of technical infrastructure supporting the editing communities with volunteer-developed scripts and webpages of various kinds that are assisting in performing mostly menial tasks.
News and notes FDC's financial muscle kicks in
2012-11-19
The WMF's Funds Dissemination Committee has published its recommendations for the inaugural round 1 of funding. Requests totalled US$10.4M, nearly all of the FDC's budget for both first and second rounds. The seven-member committee of community volunteers appointed in September advises the WMF board on the distribution of grant funds among applying Wikimedia organizations. The committee, which has a separate operating budget of $276k for salaries and expenses, considered 12 applications for funds, from 11 chapters and from the WMF itself for its non-core activities. The decision-making process included community and FDC staff input after October 1, the closing date for submissions. Taken together, the volunteers decided to endorse an average of 81% of the funding sought—a total of $8.43M, which went to 11 of the 12 applicants. This leaves $2.71M to be distributed in round 2, for which applications are due in little more than three months' time.
News and notes Foundation finance reformers wrestle with CoI
2012-06-11
News and notes Finance debate drags on as editor survey finds Wikipedia too bureaucratic
2012-05-14
Arbitration report AUSC appointments announced, one case remains open
2012-03-05
News and notes Finance meeting fallout, Gardner recommendations forthcoming
2012-02-27
News and notes Fundraiser row continues, new director of engineering
2012-02-20
Special report Fundraising proposals spark a furore among the chapters
2012-02-13
News and notes Fundraiser 2011 ends with a bang
2012-01-09
In the news Wikipedia ends annual fundraising drive; Monmouthpedia launches
2012-01-09
News and notes Fundraiser passes 2010 watermark, brief news
2011-12-26
News and notes Amsterdam gets the GLAM treatment, fundraising marches on, and a flourish of new admins
2011-12-05
News and notes Arb's resignation sparks lightning RfC, Fundraiser 2011 off to a strong start, GLAM in Qatar
2011-11-28
In the news The closed, unfriendly world of Wikipedia, fundraiser fun and games, and chemists vs pornstars
2011-11-28
In the news Indian wikiconference heralds expansion, fundraiser in Silicon Valley major donor coup, import of Wikipedia reconsidered
2011-11-21
In the news Fundraising vs ads redux, WikiConference India nigh, a world lit up with articles
2011-11-14
News and notes Arabic Wikipedia gets video intros, Smithsonian gifts images, and WikiProject Conservatism scrutinized
2011-10-17
News and notes Largest ever donation to WMF, final findings of editor survey released, 'Terms of use' heavily revised
2011-10-10
Technology report Engineering report, sprint, and more testers needed
2011-08-22
In the news Russian president uploads to Wikimedia Commons; brief news
2011-06-27
News and notes ArbCom referendum goes live; US National Archives residency; financial planning; brief news
2011-05-30
News and notes NPG copyright irony; Citizendium's finances; Credo accounts donated; brief news
2011-03-21
In the news Ward Cunningham's rich child; Indian donations; data mining Wikipedia; brief news
2011-03-21
News and notes Record fundraiser celebrated and debated; Board-appointed Trustees; brief news
2011-01-03
In the news Fundraising success media coverage; brief news
2011-01-03
2010 in review Review of the year
2011-01-03
Image donation Christmas gift to Commons from the State Library of Queensland
2010-12-20
News and notes ArbCom tally pending; Pediapress renderer; fundraiser update; unreferenced BLP drive
2010-12-06
In the news Fundraising banners continue to provoke; plagiarism charges against congressional climate change report
2010-11-29
News and notes No further Bundesarchiv image donations; Dutch and German awards; anniversary preparations
2010-11-22
In the news Jimbo Wales interviewed and parodied; Wikipedia in politics
2010-11-22
News and notes Fundraisers start for Wikipedia and Citizendium; controversial content and leadership
2010-11-15
In the news How big can Wikipedia pictures get?; fundraising season
2010-11-15
Fundraiser November 15 launch, emphasis on banner optimization and community involvement
2010-11-08
News and notes Foundation's finances, geodata milestone, interim counsel, museum conference
2010-11-01
News and notes Wikipedia fundraiser event, Frankfurt book fair, news in brief
2010-10-18
News and notes Board resolutions, fundraiser challenge, traffic report, ten thousand good articles, and more
2010-10-11
News and notes German chapter remodeled to meet Foundation requirements, and more
2010-10-04
News and notes Dutch National Archives donation, French photo raid, brief notes
2010-09-20
In the news Accidentally anonymized donation, democratized learning and more
2010-07-05
News and notes A Wikiversity controversy, Wikimedian-in-Residence, image donation, editing contest, WMF jobs
2010-03-15
News and notes Financial statements, discussions, milestones
2010-03-08
News and notes $2 Million donation, cybersquatting, comScore statistics and more
2010-02-22
2009 in review 2009 in Review
2010-01-11
News and notes Fundraiser ends, content contests, image donation, and more
2010-01-04
In the news Financial Times, death rumors, Google maps and more
2010-01-04
News and notes Flagged revisions petitions, image donations, brief news
2009-12-28
News and notes Fundraiser update, milestones and more
2009-12-21
News and notes Wikipedia's death report premature, fundraiser, usability, new CSD, noms, and more
2009-12-07
News and notes 35k donated, WikiProject for Wikipedia-Books, 2M rated articles, and more
2009-11-30
Fundraiser "Wikipedia Forever" fundraiser continues
2009-11-23
In the news German lawsuit, Jimbo interview and more
2009-11-16
Fundraiser "Wikipedia Forever" fundraiser begins
2009-11-16
News and notes Ant images, public outreach, and more
2009-11-09
Fundraiser Controversial "Wikipedia Forever" fundraiser to start 10 November
2009-11-09
Audit Subcommittee Inaugural Audit Subcommittee elections underway
2009-11-02
News and notes WikiReader, Meetup in Pakistan, Audit committee elections, and more
2009-10-19
News and notes New stats, elections extended, strategic planning staff and more
2009-07-20
News and notes WMF Elections, Annual Financial Plan, Google Image Search, and more
2009-07-13
News and notes Jackson's death, new data center, more
2009-06-29
News and notes End of Encarta, flagged revisions poll, new image donation, and more
2009-03-30
News and notes Flaggedrevs, copyright project, fundraising reports, and more
2009-03-23
In the news Wikipedia in the news
2009-01-10
News and notes News and notes: Fundraising success and other developments
2009-01-03
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser, milestones
2008-11-24
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser, List Summary Service, milestones
2008-11-17
Board resolutions Four Board resolutions, including financials, approved
2008-11-10
2008 fundraiser Fundraiser opens: Over $500,000 raised in first week
2008-11-10
News and notes News and notes: Foundation hires, milestones
2008-06-26
News and notes News and notes: 10M articles, $500k donation, milestones
2008-03-31
Scandal fallout continues Accusations of financial impropriety receive more coverage
2008-03-13
Wales' relationship with journalist Wales' relationship, breakup with journalist Rachel Marsden raises questions about possible improprieties
2008-03-03
Audit released Foundation's FY2007 audit released
2008-02-11
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser ends, $500,000 donation, milestones
2008-01-14
News and notes News and notes: Stewards, fundraiser, milestones
2008-01-02
News and notes News and notes: Stewards, Senate testimony, milestones
2007-12-26
News and notes News and notes: Elections, Wikimania 2009, milestones
2007-12-17
News and notes News and notes: Elections, Wikimania 2009, milestones
2007-12-10
News and notes News and notes: Wikipedian honored, fundraiser, milestones
2007-12-03
News and notes News and notes: Ombudsman commission, fundraiser, milestones
2007-11-26
News and notes News and notes: Page patrolling
2007-11-19
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser, elections galore, milestones
2007-11-12
News and notes News and notes: Grant money, fundraiser, milestones
2007-11-05
News and notes News and notes: Treasurer search, fundraiser, milestones
2007-10-29
Fundraiser, budget Fundraiser opens, budget released
2007-10-22
Treasurer and fundraising Wikimedia treasurer expected to depart soon
2007-09-17
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser, Wikimania 2008, milestones
2007-09-03
News and notes News and notes: Donation, Version 0.5, milestones
2007-04-09
Financial state hullabaloo Comment prompts discussion of Wikimedia's financial situation
2007-02-12
News and notes News and notes: Talk page template, milestones
2007-01-22
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser continues, milestones
2007-01-15
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser continues, milestones
2007-01-08
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser continues, milestones
2007-01-02
News and notes News and notes: Stewards appointed, milestones
2006-12-26
Fundraiser opens Wikimedia Foundation fundraiser opens
2006-12-18
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser plans, milestones
2006-12-11
Financial audit Wikimedia Foundation releases financial audit
2006-12-11
One million uploads Wikimedia celebrates Commons milestone, plans fundraiser
2006-12-04
Name usage Group apologizes for using Wikipedia name in online arts fundraiser
2006-11-27
News and notes News and notes: Wikibooks donation, milestones
2006-11-20
News and notes News and notes: Foundation donation, milestones
2006-11-06
News and notes News and notes: Donation currencies added, milestones
2006-10-23
Technology report Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News
2006-01-16
Fundraiser ends Fundraising drive concludes after reaching $380,000
2006-01-09
News and notes News and notes: Appeal for donations, userboxes controversy
2006-01-02
News and notes News and Notes: Fundraiser continues, milestones
2005-12-26
News and notes News and Notes: Fundraiser begins, milestones
2005-12-19
News and notes News and Notes: Wikipedia traffic skyrockets, milestones
2005-12-12
News and notes News and Notes: Fundraiser pushed back, milestones
2005-12-05
Board activity Board plans fundraiser, seeks Wikimania organizer
2005-11-28
News and notes News and Notes: Funding drive, milestones
2005-09-12
News and notes News and Notes: Funding drive, milestones
2005-09-05
LinuxFund donation New source of funding added
2005-07-25
Directed donations Earmarking of donations considered, trustees election starts
2005-06-27
Commons donation 10,000 art images donated to Wikimedia Commons
2005-05-02
Fundraiser ended Wikimedia fundraiser exceeds target, ends early
2005-03-07
Power outage Power outage halts editing for a day, but not donations
2005-02-28
Fundraising drive Fundraising drive off to successful start
2005-02-21
Budget and contract Wikimedia takes over bandwidth contract, sets quarterly budget
2005-02-14
Fundraiser Foundation fundraising drive postponed
2005-01-10



       

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