[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Ebola

2014-12-04 Thread James Heilman
Hey All I would like to share the following: “Wikipedia has been the most widely used single source of information about Ebola in the most affected countries, among people who searched for information through Bing. The use of Wikipedia was greater than that of either CNN, the World Health

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Ebola

2014-12-04 Thread Jens Best
Hi James, thanks for sharing. This shows exemplary the success of Wikipedia for being a trusted spot for information. It also shows its growing responsibilities. News like this are encouraging on so many levels. Best regards Jens Best Am 04.12.2014 15:34 schrieb James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Ebola

2014-12-04 Thread rupert THURNER
Excellent, James! On Dec 4, 2014 3:43 PM, Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de wrote: Hi James, thanks for sharing. This shows exemplary the success of Wikipedia for being a trusted spot for information. It also shows its growing responsibilities. News like this are encouraging on so many

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Ebola

2014-12-04 Thread Thyge
What a positive and encouraging information. Thanks a lot, James Heilman! Regards, Thyge 2014-12-04 15:34 GMT+01:00 James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com: Hey All I would like to share the following: “Wikipedia has been the most widely used single source of information about Ebola in the most

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Ebola

2014-12-04 Thread Anna Stillwell
This is great, James. Given this and the comment Jimmy made on stage about Wikipedia becoming slightly more trusted in news than the BBC... I would say we are becoming one of the more trusted sources of serious subject-matter news. Way to go! Let me know where you end up submitting. Would love to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Ebola

2014-12-04 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, If I may I would love to blog about this :) Thanks, GerardM http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com On 4 December 2014 at 18:10, Anna Stillwell astillw...@wikimedia.org wrote: This is great, James. Given this and the comment Jimmy made on stage about Wikipedia becoming slightly more