Re: [Wikimedia-l] wikinews has a NPOV policy derived from wikipedia, mamamia ...

2016-04-22 Thread quiddity
On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:42 PM, rupert THURNER wrote: > > [snip] > > just as a note, i hate that the blog [5] opens 20 times slower than > wikinews on my mobile phone, that it is not in different languages, > that i do not have the "usual mediawiki features". For

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Source-o-meter

2016-04-22 Thread Tilman Bayer
See also the review of that preprint we ran in the Wikimedia Research Newsletter: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Newsletter/2016/February#Test_of_300k_citations:_how_verifiable_is_.22verifiable.22_in_practice.3F and the community discussion it generated:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Source-o-meter

2016-04-22 Thread George Herbert
Thanks, Tilman, I missed that... George William Herbert Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 22, 2016, at 2:14 PM, Tilman Bayer wrote: > > See also the review of that preprint we ran in the Wikimedia Research > Newsletter: >

[Wikimedia-l] [ASBS] Vote of Wikim├ędia France

2016-04-22 Thread Emeric VALLESPI
** I already sent this email to the chapters/affiliates mailing list but I'm not sure all representatives subscribed to the list. Sorry for cross-posting ** Dear fellow wikimedians, After a resolution from the board, Wikim├ędia France has cast its vote for the Affiliate-Selected Board Seats. We

[Wikimedia-l] Funding Citation Hunt

2016-04-22 Thread James Salsman
How do people feel about a few of the larger the Chapters funding pilots to have professional researchers do https://tools.wmflabs.org/citationhunt/en and a few other main languages? It would be great to measure the quality of results of different payment incentive models and rates, but this is

[Wikimedia-l] Source-o-meter

2016-04-22 Thread George Herbert
Just saw this in The Atlantic. A suggestion Wikipedia implement a source verifiability meter for each article. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/04/wikipedia-open-access/479364/ George William Herbert Sent from my iPhone ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Source-o-meter

2016-04-22 Thread Yaroslav M. Blanter
On 2016-04-22 20:31, George Herbert wrote: Just saw this in The Atlantic. A suggestion Wikipedia implement a source verifiability meter for each article. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/04/wikipedia-open-access/479364/ George William Herbert Sent from my iPhone

[Wikimedia-l] wikinews has a NPOV policy derived from wikipedia, mamamia ...

2016-04-22 Thread rupert THURNER
hi jimmy, i asked on the facebook group wikipeda weekly if joe/ed could publish an upcoming blog post on wikinews. joe sutherland mentioned ".. I simply cannot get my head around its attitude to news coverage". which i find frightening. an editor for 10 years, tens of thousands contributions,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] wikinews has a NPOV policy derived from wikipedia, mamamia ...

2016-04-22 Thread Oliver Keyes
You're publishing on the main movement mailing list to complain about another user and ask Jimmy a yes/no question? This could've been handled with a neutral description of the background. I'm not sure if you're in a position to be frightened by the comments of long-term editors right now. On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] wikinews has a NPOV policy derived from wikipedia, mamamia ...

2016-04-22 Thread Dan Garry
On 22 April 2016 at 12:42, rupert THURNER wrote: > > i asked on the facebook group wikipeda weekly if joe/ed could publish > an upcoming blog post on wikinews. joe sutherland mentioned ".. I > simply cannot get my head around its attitude to news coverage". which > i