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 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 read the
> article.
> /a
>
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 6:34 AM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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 Organization, or the Center for Disease
> > Control during the time periods examined. The countries in question
> > include: Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea."
> >
> > I have been collaborating with a researcher from microsoft by the name of
> > Elad Yom-Tom who has provided this interesting data. We are looking at
> > submitting something to a peer reviewed journal soon. Journal will of
> > course need to be Open Access, PLoS Medicine or Open BMJ interested?  :-)
> >
> > I think this is a real accomplishment for all the amazing individuals and
> > organizations that have made Wikipedia what it is today including the
> many
> > dedicated Wikipedians, the Wikimedia Foundation, our collaborators at
> > Translators Without Borders, the Cochrane Collaboration, and the
> University
> > of California San Francisco College of Medicine among others. I hope this
> > is also encouragement for organizations such as the World Health
> > Organisation among others that are not currently engaging with Wikipedia
> as
> > a platform for knowledge sharing to do so.
> >
> > --
> > James Heilman
> > MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian
> >
> > The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine
> > www.opentextbookofmedicine.com
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