> > Therefore, the community decided to take a different approach: through our > featured article section on the main page < > https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoofdpagina>, we now highlight articles to > put the COVID-19 in a broader perspective. > -- That's interesting. It also highlights if anyone/a group of editors want(s) to focus on "topic of the week/month" or topic-specific online edit-a-thon, this " COVID-19 in a broader perspective" might be a good idea. I remember reading a similar message on a Wikipedia talk page. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks Tito Dutta Note: If I don't reply to your email in 2 days, please feel free to remind me over email or phone call. On Thu, 19 Mar 2020 at 22:38, Ciell Wikipedia <ciell.wikipe...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi! > > I read about the beautiful COVID-19 Wikiproject here on wikimedia-l, and > through Twitter, about the Italian, German en English Wikipedia giving the > relevant articles on COVID-19 their own box on the front page, to inform > readers looking for information. > > We discussed this > < > https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:De_kroeg#Corona_wat_prominenter_op_de_hoofdpagina > ?> > on the Dutch language Wikipedia and concluded that our community is to > small and not knowledgable enough, to act as health information portal. We > have governmental institutes in place where people are being directed if > they want to know what to do and what not. These websites will always be > more up to date, and also there is no (large-scaled) mistrust in the > measures that are now being taken. > > Therefore, the community decided to take a different approach: through our > featured article section on the main page > <https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoofdpagina>, we now highlight articles to > put the COVID-19 in a broader perspective. > Today's FA is on Alexander Fleming (Nobel prize winner for his discovery of > penicillin), the upcoming days for instance will be about the Spanish flu > (the influenza epidemic that hit Europe just after WW1) and about > Decamerone (for some reading inspiration). > > Maybe a thought for other small communities, that wrestle with the same > topic. > > Vriendelijke groet, > Ciell > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>