Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia ED Sue Gardner named to Global Voices Board of Directors

2013-01-17 Thread Oona Castro
wonderful news! Congratulations, Sue! Oona On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 3:35 AM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Jay Walsh wrote: Hi folks - happy to share this news that WMF and Global Voices are releasing today. Also posted on the WM Blog, https://blog.wikimedia.org/?p=21160 [...]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia, top Internet brand in Germany

2013-01-17 Thread Tobias
On 01/17/2013 02:08 PM, Quim Gil wrote: Wikipedia has debunked Google as top Internet brand in Germany, according to http://www.wiwo.de/unternehmen/handel/yougov-brandindex-2012-das-sind-die-lieblingsmarken-der-deutschen/7643120.html We're almost as popular as chocolate and skin cream (Ritter

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia, top Internet brand in Germany

2013-01-17 Thread Andrew Gray
On 17 January 2013 14:37, Tobias church.of.emacs...@googlemail.com wrote: Maybe someone is capable of finding the actual index (not me at 6am, apparently). I found another source for this story, but apparently YouGov, the company behind the ranking, hasn't made any press release yet or put

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia, top Internet brand in Germany

2013-01-17 Thread Marcin Cieslak
Tobias church.of.emacs...@googlemail.com wrote: On 01/17/2013 02:08 PM, Quim Gil wrote: Wikipedia has debunked Google as top Internet brand in Germany, according to http://www.wiwo.de/unternehmen/handel/yougov-brandindex-2012-das-sind-die-lieblingsmarken-der-deutschen/7643120.html We're

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Wikimedia Foundation named Knight News Challenge winner

2013-01-17 Thread Matthew Roth
(This press release is also available online at: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/Wikimedia_Foundation_Knight_News_Challenge_winner) Wikimedia Foundation named winner of Knight News Challenge $600,000 in Knight Foundation funding supports innovation across Wikimedia mobile

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Wikimedia ED Sue Gardner named to Global Voices Board of Directors

2013-01-17 Thread Jay Walsh
(this announcement is also posted online at http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/Sue_Gardner_joins_Global_Voices_board_of_directors) Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Sue Gardner named to the Board of Directors at Global Voices SAN FRANCISCO -- January 16, 2013 -- The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia ED Sue Gardner named to Global Voices Board of Directors (MZMcBride)

2013-01-17 Thread James Salsman
MZMcBride wrote: ... Given the mention of global citizen journalists in the blog post, I was a little surprised to not see a mention of Wikinews. Some collaboration between the Wikinewsies and the Global Voices folks might be good to explore. (I'll admit that I'm still somewhat trying to wrap

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia ED Sue Gardner named to Global Voices Board of Directors (MZMcBride)

2013-01-17 Thread Thomas Dalton
On Jan 17, 2013 7:11 PM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: So I trust this bodes well for the (originally 2008) proposal to fund Wikinews reporters which has surfaced from the community in various forms through the years -- e.g.

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia Brasil] Fwd: Demand justice for Aaron Swartz

2013-01-17 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
-- Forwarded message -- From: Alexandre Hannud Abdo abdo at member.fsf.org Date: 2013/1/17 Subject: [Wikimedia Brasil] Fwd: Demand justice for Aaron Swartz To: Wikimedia BR wikimediab...@lists.wikimedia.org Ni! Friends, I just received this email from Demand Progress and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia Brasil] Fwd: Demand justice for Aaron Swartz

2013-01-17 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Everton Zanella Alvarenga, 17/01/2013 21:11: 1) Representative Zoe Lofgren has introduced what's been named Aaron's Law. It would fix a key part of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), which is one of the statutes under which Aaron was indicted. We need to pass Aaron's Law AND further amend

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation named Knight News Challenge winner

2013-01-17 Thread Fabrice Florin
Congrats to everyone who worked on the Knight grant! As someone who applied three years in a row for a News Challenge grant, I can assure you this is no small feat. ;o) The News Challenge contest is very competitive, with thousands of applications submitted in each round from some of the top

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation named Knight News Challenge winner

2013-01-17 Thread ENWP Pine
This is great news. Congratulations to those who worked on this grant proposal. I'm always glad to hear that progress continues to be made at making Wikimedia content more accessible and/or editable on mobile. Pine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] This is an encyclopedia

2013-01-17 Thread ENWP Pine
Tom, I too like that work of Catherine. I have it on my userpage also. Pine - Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:41:26 -0200 From: Everton Zanella Alvarenga ezalvare...@wikimedia.org To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, Mailing list do Cap?tulo brasileiro da Wikimedia.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia ED Sue Gardner named to Global Voices Board of Directors (MZMcBride)

2013-01-17 Thread James Salsman
Philippe Beaudette wrote, in response to: ... http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposal:Reporter_Reimbursement_Program ... I'm not sure that link makes the point you wish to make, James. For instance, you note that it has NO supporting signups? Per

Re: [Wikimedia-l] This is an encyclopedia

2013-01-17 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Hi, Pine. I want add the Portuguese version on mine later. I added on our village pump and a volunteer from Portugal kindly translated it http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikip%C3%A9dia:Esplanada/geral/Isto_%C3%A9_uma_enciclop%C3%A9dia_(16jan2013) A wikipedian even suggested a Wikipedia globe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] This is an encyclopedia

2013-01-17 Thread Newyorkbrad
CECI N'EST PAS UNE ENCYCLOPEDIE. Newyorkbrad On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:41 PM, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Tom, I too like that work of Catherine. I have it on my userpage also. Pine - Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:41:26 -0200 From: Everton Zanella Alvarenga

[Wikimedia-l] Office hours with Sue

2013-01-17 Thread Maggie Dennis
Hello, all. Sue Gardner, the Wikimedia Foundation's Executive Director, is doing an IRC office hours on Saturday January 19 at 18:30:00 UTC. There is not currently an agenda set for the meeting, but I will update the particulars on Meta if that changes. Please see

[Wikimedia-l] adding SM to the Blog Calendar on Meta

2013-01-17 Thread Matthew Roth
Do you guys think it makes any sense to use Meta to help handle the workflow for both the blog and social media messages? See the item for tomorrow where I've added proposed social media message for the two blog posts I'm publishing tomorrow: