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Nearly All of Wikipedia Is Written By Just 1 Percent of Its Editors

Researchers found that 77 percent of Wikipedia articles are written by 1 percent of Wikipedia editors, and they think this is probably for the best.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.7.17
tech

Wikipedia Is Being Ripped Apart By a Witch Hunt For Secretly Paid Editors

With undisclosed paid editing on the rise, Wikipedians and the Wikimedia Foundation are working together to stop the practice without discouraging user participation.
Oliver Lee Bateman
2.1.17
tech

Wikipedia Is Being Ripped Apart By a Witch Hunt For Secretly Paid Editors

With undisclosed paid editing on the rise, Wikipedians and the Wikimedia Foundation are working together to stop the practice without discouraging user participation.
Oliver Lee Bateman
1.22.17
News

Wikipedia Editor Says Site’s Toxic Community Has Him Contemplating Suicide

A longtime Wikipedia editor sent an email to the site's largest mailing list saying that being banned from the site has impacted his mental health.
Jason Koebler
5.17.16
Facebook

Wikipedia Doesn’t Realize It's the Developing World’s Internet Gatekeeper

Good intentions or not, Wikipedia Zero has given the community the opportunity to censor the developing world's internet experience.
Jason Koebler
3.25.16
News

The Secret Search Engine Tearing Wikipedia Apart

The secrecy surrounding Wikimedia’s search engine goes against the organization’s ethos of radical transparency.
Jason Koebler
2.15.16
News

The Emanuel AME Church Wikipedia Page Matters

The Wikipedia page of the site of Wednesday's massacre went from nonexistent to vibrant in a matter of hours.
Jason Koebler
6.20.15