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==Recent press coverage==
 
==Recent press coverage==
 
 
 
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<p>{{press citation|url=https://current.org/2020/09/american-archive-edit-a-thons-enhance-wikipedia-with-pubmedia-content|title=American Archive 'editathons' enhance Wikipedia with pubmedia content|publisher=Current|date=September 25, 2020}}</p>
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<p>{{press citation|url=https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/internets-public-square-mostly-white-and-male-these-groups-changing-that|title=The Internet’s Public Square Is Mostly White and Male. These Groups Are Changing That|publisher=Next City|date=September 2, 2020}}</p>
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<p>{{press citation|url=https://msmagazine.com/2020/08/24/19th-amendment-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-helps-close-gaps-in-womens-history/|title=Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Helps Close Gaps in Women’s History|publisher=Ms. Magazine|date=August 24, 2020}}</p>
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<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/08/07/wikipedia-covid-coronavirus/|title=Covid-19 is one of Wikipedia’s biggest challenges ever. Here’s how the site is handling it|publisher=Washington Post|date=August 7, 2020}}</p>
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<p>{{press citation|url=https://wikimediafoundation.org/news/2019/07/24/smithsonian-releases-images-of-diverse-figures-from-the-history-of-u-s-womens-suffrage-to-wikimedia/|title=Smithsonian brings images of diverse figures from the history of US women’s suffrage to Wikimedia|publisher=Wikimedia Foundation|date=July 24, 2019}}</p>
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<p>{{press citation|url=https://slate.com/technology/2019/07/wikipedia-fram-banning-editor-controversy.html|title=Wikipedia's “Constitutional Crisis” Pits Community Against Foundation|publisher=Slate|date=July 2, 2019}}</p> 
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.dw.com/en/making-space-for-female-scientists-voices-online-in-the-media-and-in-person/a-49258608?fbclid=IwAR3-gki11NW445URsBjXRifXfbSqpiYK2x7MTIP69LH4OJ5N6zkrwLboLBs|title=Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person|publisher=DW News|date=June 19, 2019}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.dw.com/en/making-space-for-female-scientists-voices-online-in-the-media-and-in-person/a-49258608?fbclid=IwAR3-gki11NW445URsBjXRifXfbSqpiYK2x7MTIP69LH4OJ5N6zkrwLboLBs|title=Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person|publisher=DW News|date=June 19, 2019}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.wnpr.org/post/women-buried-footnotes-scientific-discovery|title=Women Buried In The Footnotes Of Scientific Discovery|publisher=The Colin McEnroe Show|date=April 9, 2019}}</p>  
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.wnpr.org/post/women-buried-footnotes-scientific-discovery|title=Women Buried In The Footnotes Of Scientific Discovery|publisher=The Colin McEnroe Show|date=April 9, 2019}}</p>  
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<p>{{press citation|url=http://www.ip-watch.org/2019/01/25/open-access-advocates-see-end-us-copyright-term-extension-act-win-commons/|title=Open Access Advocates See End Of US Copyright Term Extension Act As Win For Commons|publisher=Intellectual Property Watch|date=January 25, 2019}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=http://www.ip-watch.org/2019/01/25/open-access-advocates-see-end-us-copyright-term-extension-act-win-commons/|title=Open Access Advocates See End Of US Copyright Term Extension Act As Win For Commons|publisher=Intellectual Property Watch|date=January 25, 2019}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://medium.com/@digitalsci/wikipedia-day-celebrating-wikipedians-across-the-globe-b20be433410|title=Wikipedia Day — Celebrating Wikipedians across the globe|publisher=Digital Science|date=January 15, 2019}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://medium.com/@digitalsci/wikipedia-day-celebrating-wikipedians-across-the-globe-b20be433410|title=Wikipedia Day — Celebrating Wikipedians across the globe|publisher=Digital Science|date=January 15, 2019}}</p>
<p>{{press citation|url=https://wikimediafoundation.org/2018/11/13/five-ways-academics-can-contribute-to-wikipedia/|title=Five ways academics can contribute to Wikipedia|publisher=Wikimedia Foundation blog|date=November 13, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.wvliving.com/wv-wonder-women/west-virginia-wonder-women-class-2018/|title=West Virginia Wonder Women Class of 2018: Kelly Doyle – The Wikipedia Wizard|publisher=WV Living|date=Fall 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://wikimediafoundation.org/2018/09/21/advancing-gender-equity-conversations-with-movement-leaders?year=2018|title=Wikimedia Foundation releases gender equity report|publisher=Wikimedia Foundation|date=September 21, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.dailydot.com/debug/2-girls-1-podcast-wikipedia-gender-equality/|title=These women are editing thousands of Wikipedia articles in a quest for gender parity|publisher=2 Girls 1 Podcast|date=August 20, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05947-8|title=Why we’re editing women scientists onto Wikipedia|publisher=Nature|date=August 14, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://nypost.com/2018/08/08/physicist-highlighting-female-scientists-one-wikipedia-entry-at-a-time/|title=Physicist highlighting female scientists, one Wikipedia entry at a time|publisher=New York Post|date=August 8, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=http://hangingtogether.org/?p=6775|title=The rise of Wikidata as a linked data source|publisher=Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog|date=August 6, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.chronicle.com/article/Some-Colleges-Cautiously/243968?cid=trend_right_a|title=Some Colleges Cautiously Embrace Wikipedia|publisher=The Chronicle of Higher Education|date=July 19, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/1003637459266048001/video/1|title=If women don’t help write history, they might be written out of it |publisher=Now This|date=June 4, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.blic.rs/vesti/politika/dacic-dodelio-najvisa-diplomatska-priznanja-medu-laureatima-modna-kreatorka/j3w5jjz|title=Dačić awardes the highest diplomatic recognitions [in Serbian]|publisher=Blic|date=May 29, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-43559778/women-fighting-for-equality-on-wikipedia#|title=Women fighting for equality on Wikipedia|publisher=BBC News|date=March 28, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://wikiedu.org/blog/2018/03/28/how-one-prolific-wikipedian-is-giving-voice-to-pre-20th-century-womens-stories/|title=How one prolific Wikipedian is giving voice to pre-20th century women’s stories|publisher=Wiki Education Foundation|date=March 28, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/mar/15/wikipedia-edit-a-thon-women-arts|title=Wikipedia's forgotten women: inside the editing marathon to fix imbalance|publisher=The Guardian|date=March 15, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=http://thewireless.co.nz/articles/archival-activism-the-editors-fighting-wikipedia-s-sexism-problem|title=Archival Activism: the Editors fighting Wikipedia’s Sexism Problem|publisher=The Wireless|date=February 13, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.diglib.org/building-collaboration-wikipedia-west-virginia-university-libraries/|title=Building Collaboration between Wikipedia and West Virginia University Libraries|publisher= Digital Library Federation|date=February 5, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://wikiedu.org/blog/2018/01/26/presenting-the-winners-of-the-u-s-wiki-science-competition/|title=Presenting the winners of the U.S. Wiki Science Competition|publisher=Wiki Education Foundation|date= January 26, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=http://www.maxportal.hr/premium-sadrzaj/kusturica-i-dacic-u-zgradi-un-a-otvaraju-izlozbu-o-jasenovcu-dovezli-7-tona-opreme/|title=Kusturica and Dacic open a UN exhibition on Jasenovac [in Serbian]|publisher=Maxportal|date=January 23, 2018}}</p>
 
<p>{{press citation|url=https://www.inverse.com/article/39999-wikipedias-women-editors|title=Inside the Fight to Change Wikipedia's Gender Problem|publisher=Inverse|date=January 8, 2018}}</p>
 
 
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Recent press coverage

American Archive 'editathons' enhance Wikipedia with pubmedia content
Current, September 25, 2020

The Internet’s Public Square Is Mostly White and Male. These Groups Are Changing That
Next City, September 2, 2020

Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Helps Close Gaps in Women’s History
Ms. Magazine, August 24, 2020

Covid-19 is one of Wikipedia’s biggest challenges ever. Here’s how the site is handling it
Washington Post, August 7, 2020

Smithsonian brings images of diverse figures from the history of US women’s suffrage to Wikimedia
Wikimedia Foundation, July 24, 2019

Wikipedia's “Constitutional Crisis” Pits Community Against Foundation
Slate, July 2, 2019

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person
DW News, June 19, 2019

Women Buried In The Footnotes Of Scientific Discovery
The Colin McEnroe Show, April 9, 2019

Closing Wikipedia’s Gender Gap: An interview with Wikipedia editor Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight
OneZero, March 27, 2019

Why Brilliant Women in History Are Denied Their Own Wikipedia Pages
Slate, March 26, 2019

Righting The Record On Women Artists Through Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
WAMU.org, March 22, 2019

#HerNaturalHistory: Open Data, BHL, and Wiki Projects
Biodiversity Heritage Library, March 18, 2019

Open Access Advocates See End Of US Copyright Term Extension Act As Win For Commons
Intellectual Property Watch, January 25, 2019

Wikipedia Day — Celebrating Wikipedians across the globe
Digital Science, January 15, 2019

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Wikimedia DC Statement on Terms of Use Enforcement 
JUNE 30, 2019: Wikimedia District of Columbia is deeply concerned by recent events that have occurred on the English Wikipedia, including community controversy regarding a ban imposed by the Wikimedia Foundation. Protecting editors from harassment is crucial to the continued success of the Wikimedia movement. Read more »
Knight Prototype Fund support for the Wiki Art Depiction Explorer project 
JULY 19, 2018: Wikimedia District of Columbia is proud to be the recipient of $50,000 in support from the Knight Prototype Fund, an initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Wikimedia DC will collaborate with the Smithsonian Institution on a project called the "Wiki Art Depiction Explorer", an effort to create an interface for museum visitors and other art enthusiasts to crowdsource metadata about visual depictions in museum artworks. Read more »
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