[Wikimedia-l] The Wikinewsie Group Newsletter - Edition 1

2013-06-02 Thread Laura Hale
Originally published at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikinewsie_Group/Newsletter/1 http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikinewsie_Group/Newsletter/1#mw-navigationhttp://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikinewsie_Group/Newsletter/1#p-search The Wikinewsie Group Newsletter Sharing news about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Collaborative machine translation for Wikipedia -- proposed strategy

2013-07-27 Thread Laura Hale
with existing project goals. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- -- mobile: 635209416 twitter: purplepopple blog: ozziesport.com ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why the WP will never be a real encyclopaedia

2013-08-01 Thread Laura Hale
On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 10:55 PM, Rui Correia correia@gmail.com wrote: Can you honesty tell me that you have not come across articles that are 'untouchable'? That you know they convey a view that is not entirely right, but YOU and I cannot change it? Can you tell me that you have not come

[Wikimedia-l] Research:Anatomy of English Wikipedia Did You Know traffic

2013-08-03 Thread Laura Hale
reasons why one type of article performs better than another, though there are some general time and topics that will likely result in greater views. Any feedback is appreciated either here, on the research talk page or privately. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple blog

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Research:Anatomy of English Wikipedia Did You Know traffic

2013-08-03 Thread Laura Hale
from the established editing pool than the article would otherwise get. I would love to see someone do research on the contribution effect of DYK, especially say if they could possibly compare it to other processes in terms of contributor participation. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- -- mobile

[Wikimedia-l] The Wikinewsie Group Newsletter: Edition 2, August 6, 2013

2013-08-05 Thread Laura Hale
all projects. To subscribe to our on wiki version, please list your name at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikinewsie_Group/Newsletter . Newsletter text below. Sincerely, Laura Hale The Wikinewsie Group News There is less to report, as the group spent time focusing on behind-the-scenes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Communication plans for community engagement

2013-08-07 Thread Laura Hale
and Paralympics, there was a large number of UK editors contributing to articles about ALL London Olympic and Paralympic sports. Boccia articles I have found are often updated by Poles. Equestrian has a large number of British contributors. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple blog

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata-l] Meeting about the support of Wiktionary in Wikidata

2013-08-09 Thread Laura Hale
On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 6:13 PM, JP BĂ©land lebo.bel...@gmail.com wrote: I agree. We also need to include the Omegawiki community. Why? The question of moving them into the WMF fold was pretty much no, because the project has an overlapping purpose with Wiktionary, and the technology they use

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia blog moving to WordPress.com

2013-09-05 Thread Laura Hale
as a potential thematic organization, The Wikinewsie Group could be placed to assist. We chose Icelandic hosting for a variety of reasons that have been mentioned in previous security related discussions. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- mobile: 635209416 twitter: purplepopple blog: ozziesport.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Planned school curriculum by MPAA

2013-09-26 Thread Laura Hale
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 9:09 PM, Tyler Romeo tylerro...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Andrew Lih andrew@gmail.com wrote: I'd be OK if they simply gave some space in the training materials to talk about public domain, free licenses and fair use. That's not likely to

[Wikimedia-l] The Wikinewsie Group News - Edition 4, October 1, 2013

2013-10-01 Thread Laura Hale
to conducting outreach. * a list of original reporting completed in the past month- Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple blog: ozziesport.com ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kumusha Takes Wiki

2013-10-02 Thread Laura Hale
that might be useful for new contributors. Some one from Wikinews would probably be more than happy to customize learning materials for the project to local needs. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple blog: ozziesport.com ___ Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Thanks for EduWiki conference

2013-11-03 Thread Laura Hale
and decent food, I cannot wait for next year's conference. My only request would be less rain. Great job. :) Sincerely, Laura Hale -- mobile: 635209416 twitter: purplepopple blog: ozziesport.com ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] The Wikinewsie Group News - Edition 5, November 8, 2013

2013-11-08 Thread Laura Hale
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikinewsie_Group/Newsletter/5 The Wikinewsie Group News Edition 5, November 8, 2013 Project news - The Wikinewsie Group/Local Wikinews policieshttps://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikinewsie_Group/Local_Wikinews_policiesis the start of a guide that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright infringement - The real elephant in the room

2013-11-14 Thread Laura Hale
contributors on English Wikinews with that range of 10 to 15%. This is an issue we have to be on top of because nothing gets published on the project without being reviewed for this issue. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple blog: ozziesport.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikisource Community User Group recognized

2013-11-24 Thread Laura Hale
to see people from sister projects coming together to try to work more collaboratively together inside their own language groups and to develop more formal ties with existing chapters to facilitate programming to support the work being done on them. :) Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple

[Wikimedia-l] The Wikinewsie Group News Edition 6, December 2, 2013

2013-12-02 Thread Laura Hale
- The paperwork was submitted at the end of the month to send five Wikinews reporters to the Sochi Paralympic Games. - Attempts were made to secure media accreditation for the Commonwealth Games. The application was unsuccessful. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple blog

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-05 Thread Laura Hale
For those wanting to attend but needing scholarships to cover the event, how do we bypass the 50 pound registration window? Also, WM-UK scholarships will cover above the per diem rate that the WMF limits people to correct? :/ Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple blog: ozziesport.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-06 Thread Laura Hale
guidelines. What knowledge exactly are you planning to pass on to people from less developed chapters? Fiscal responsibility, best use of donor funds, following WMF's best practices for grant funding... These are off the table? What else is there? Sincerely, Laura Hale On Friday, December 6, 2013

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of two new user groups

2014-01-29 Thread Laura Hale
On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 5:16 PM, Michel Castelo Branco michelcastelobra...@gmail.com wrote: Unity was achieved two years ago for a Brazilian chapter. This user group proposal is a condition imposed by AffCom for a future apply as a chapter after1 year. The group accepted it in an open

Re: [Wikimedia-l] online survey invitation

2014-02-10 Thread Laura Hale
Can you provide more information about this survey? Some of the questions feel really vague and context specific. There are some terms in there that appear to be aimed more for the researcher than the respondent ease in answering. On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 9:24 AM, zhuangziyun

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine -- is everyone safe?

2014-02-20 Thread Laura Hale
-and-sochi-reporting/. The people I've dealt with in the chapter have been awesome all things considered in trying to support the movement by providing free information while at the same time trying to deal with everything that is going on around them. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple

Re: [Wikimedia-l] extend mediawiki software to allow append a group, and COI to an edit

2014-02-25 Thread Laura Hale
for the government, work for for a non-profit, if you live in Belgrade, etc. This would increase Wikipedia's transparency and accountability of editors for their actions. It would actively discourage advocacy of all types, including the paid type. Sincerely, Laura Hale -- twitter: purplepopple