[Wikimedia-l] addressing paid advocacy

2013-11-08 Thread James Salsman
The Foundation should actively solicit paid advocacy as undercover mystery shoppers in order to expose the perpetrators and their activity patterns. In many cases it wouldn't be necessary to actually turn over any money if insider partners at e.g. XYZ corporation can ask for references from

[Wikimedia-l] The Wikinewsie Group News - Edition 5, November 8, 2013

2013-11-08 Thread Laura Hale
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikinewsie_Group/Newsletter/5 The Wikinewsie Group News Edition 5, November 8, 2013 Project news - The Wikinewsie Group/Local Wikinews policieshttps://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikinewsie_Group/Local_Wikinews_policiesis the start of a guide that

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Interactive WMF org chart

2013-11-08 Thread Erik Moeller
FYI -- Forwarded message -- From: Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org Date: Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 10:24 AM Subject: Interactive WMF org chart To: WMF staff Before Mark Holmquist moved on to projects like Parsoid, EtherEditor, BetaFeatures MultimediaViewer, he worked on a small

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Interactive WMF org chart

2013-11-08 Thread Michael Peel
Very nice! It does need a lot of scrolling, though - it would be nice if it had a simple collapse/expand function (the zoom function’s a bit clunky). A human-friendly URL would be good too. Thanks, Mike On 8 Nov 2013, at 18:24, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: FYI --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Interactive WMF org chart

2013-11-08 Thread Michael Peel
It would also be really useful if this could exist for the other Wikimedia organisations too - is that possible using this installation of the tool, or does it only work for one organisation at a time? (Apologies for the wishlist - organograms are nifty!) Thanks, Mike On 8 Nov 2013, at 18:33,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Interactive WMF org chart

2013-11-08 Thread Erik Moeller
On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 10:40 AM, Michael Peel em...@mikepeel.net wrote: It would also be really useful if this could exist for the other Wikimedia organisations too - is that possible using this installation of the tool, or does it only work for one organisation at a time? It supports

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Interactive WMF org chart

2013-11-08 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Very nice, useful overview. Thanks a lot. Ziko Dr. Ziko van Dijk voorzitter / president Wikimedia Nederland Vereniging Wikimedia Nederland Postbus 167 3500 AD Utrecht http://wikimedia.nl

[Wikimedia-l] WMF Online Store Promotion

2013-11-08 Thread Caitlin Cogdill
Hello everyone, As you may already know, the Wikimedia Foundation supports a small but growing online store meant to give editors a chance to wear their passion for Wikipedia in shirts, scarves, backpacks, and more. This November, we will be running a short campaign for logged-in users in the US

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Online Store Promotion

2013-11-08 Thread Michael Maggs
Good to know that the WMF is still fully committed to keeping Wikipedia advert-free (or maybe not). Michael On 8 Nov 2013, at 21:22, Caitlin Cogdill ccogd...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hello everyone, As you may already know, the Wikimedia Foundation supports a small but growing online store

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [cultural-partners] When was the first...? Your input is needed

2013-11-08 Thread Ryan Kaldari
The first Wiki photo competition (that I'm aware of) was Wikipedia Takes Manhattan in Spring 2008. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Takes_Manhattan/Spring_2008 Ryan Kaldari On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 9:06 AM, Sarah Stierch sstie...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Hi everyone, I know we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Online Store Promotion

2013-11-08 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Caitlin Cogdill, 08/11/2013 22:22: After we work out the kinks in this campaign, we’ll investigate the possibility of similar international campaigns in the future. Can you please define international? As for internationalisation in the software sense, the shop is hardcoded in English:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Program Evaluation Design] When was the first...? Your input is needed

2013-11-08 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Sarah Stierch, 08/11/2013 18:06: Your participation is important, as I'll be using this...oral history of sorts - to write brief histories of these three programs for our upcoming Data Collection Survey Report* that the Program Evaluation Design team is writing. And hopefully these histories

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia DC Annual Plan for 2013-14

2013-11-08 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hello everyone, Wikimedia DC has released its Annual Plan for 2013-14. The plan can be found on our wiki at http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Annual_plan_(2013–2014); a copy will also be posted on meta shortly. As always, any comments or suggestions would be very welcome. Cheers, Kirill -- Kirill

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost -- Volume 9, Issue 44 -- 06 November 2013

2013-11-08 Thread Wikipedia Signpost
News and notes: Alleged 'outing' of an editor's personal information leads to Wikipedia ban http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2013-11-06/News_and_notes Featured content: Five years of work leads to 63-article featured topic