Please remember what Wiki stands for; it is "quick". It is not Wikipedia.
It would be problematic when Wikitribune was called "WikipediaTribune".
On 28 April 2017 at 07:32, Matthew Flaschen
> On 04/25/2017 05:59 PM, Jimmy Wales
On 04/25/2017 05:59 PM, Jimmy Wales wrote:
Today I announced a new initiative, outside of my Wikimedia activities,
to combat fake news. It is important to me that I share directly with
all of you information about this new initiative early on.
First I should say (putting aside the name,
Indeed, it must be challenging to serve as general counsel for an organization
as diverse as the Wikimedia Foundation. As far as I understand, the majority of
the legal team's work is done “behind-the-scenes”. They make it their full-time
job to respond to complicated and serious issues and
As many many other Wikimedians, I am truly grateful for the, in the very
sense of the word, service you have done to the Wikimedia movement over the
past years both as a legal professional and as a community member. I am
saddened to see you go. Together with the rest of the legal
Will the Foundation be seeking to join in the initiative and possibly
secure some funding to support and enhance the Wikinews projects? It seems
that some of the supporters of this project are already donors to the
Foundation, so there is a pre-existing relationship.
On Wed, Apr 5, 2017
REMINDER: This meeting starts in 30 minutes.
*Update/change to Movement update:* As noted in the March meeting invite,
we are changing the movement update section of the metrics meeting. For the
April meeting, we will be having a lightning talk-inspired movement update
where Wikimedia community