Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-04-27 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Please remember what Wiki stands for; it is "quick". It is not Wikipedia. It would be problematic when Wikitribune was called "WikipediaTribune". Thanks, GerardM On 28 April 2017 at 07:32, Matthew Flaschen wrote: > On 04/25/2017 05:59 PM, Jimmy Wales

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-04-27 Thread Matthew Flaschen
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,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] General Counsel: Welcome Eileen Hershenov

2017-04-27 Thread Mz7
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

[Wikimedia-l] General Counsel: Welcome Eileen Hershenov

2017-04-27 Thread Lukas Mezger
Dear Michelle, 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "News Integrity Initiative" at CUNY

2017-04-27 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
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. "Rogol" On Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF April 2017 Metrics & Activities Meeting: Thursday, April 27, 18:00 UTC

2017-04-27 Thread Lena Traer
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