[Wikimedia-l] Invitation: Virtual Meeting of the Commons Photographers User Group (March 20)

2021-03-17 Thread Frank Schulenburg
Dear all, This Saturday, March 20, the Commons Photographers will host their first virtual meeting of 2021. External guest Ben Horne will talk about large format wilderness photography, followed by a question-and-answer session. Ben shoots 8×10 film and he's YouTube's first, and longest active

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Frank Schulenburg
Given that this page https://www.earthdaylive2020.org/vote/ clearly aims at influencing the election of political candidates to public office and "build political pressure", can we expect the Wikimedia Foundation to file Form 1120-POL as mandated by the IRS?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Case for Federation: Should Parts of WMF Be Spun Off?

2016-03-18 Thread Frank Schulenburg
Hi all, I'd like to add some thoughts to the discussion about the potential pros and cons of spinning parts of the Wikimedia Foundation off. I’m writing this in my personal capacity and this email might not represent the views of the Wiki Education Foundation. This is a comparably long note; the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] (press release) Frank Schulenburg named executive director of new Wiki Education Foundation

2014-02-13 Thread Frank Schulenburg
Hi all, First of all, thanks a lot for the many good wishes that I received on- and offline. Let me answer some of the questions that came up in this thread. (1) WMF grant money The Wiki Education Foundation received a grant to get things off the ground last year as part of the Projects and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid editing v. paid advocacy (editing)

2014-01-09 Thread Frank Schulenburg
projects like Wikipedians in Residence. Frank On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 6:22 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Frank Schulenburg wrote: [...] it is widely known that paid editing is frowned upon by many in the editing community and by the Wikimedia Foundation. No. Paid editing is not the same

[Wikimedia-l] Tomorrow: Office hour inside out (program evaluation)

2013-03-20 Thread Frank Schulenburg
Hi folks, Tomorrow at 17:00 UTC, I will be holding an office hour about program evaluation on #wikimedia-office. The target audience for this office hour will be chapter representatives and volunteers who are currently running (or planning to run) programs and programmatic activities. You'll find