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
Nupedia had severely defective strategy and tactics. It was also an
encyclopedia, not a news project. So it has pretty much zero bearing on any
aspect of the current situation.
On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 1:11 PM, Gerard Meijssen
> Vetting before
Vetting before publication proved a failure. It is why we have Wikipedia
and not Nupedia.
On 10 April 2017 at 14:44, pi zero wrote:
> English Wikinews took serious measures for reliability back in 2009. For
> our pains, we've received mostly
English Wikinews took serious measures for reliability back in 2009. For
our pains, we've received mostly grief from the Foundation, and from a
vocal segment of the Wikipedian community. If they consulted, before this
expertise-lending, with the sister project that specializes in
On a related note, the Foundation Blog
announces that "the Wikimedia Foundation joined a handful of media
organization at the MIT Media Lab to lend their expertise at MisInfoCon".
That's certainly good to hear, but a little short
Involved parties include some names that will be familiar to Wikimedians and
WMFers: "AppNexus, Betaworks, Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund, Democracy Fund,