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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Wikipedia redirected all of its Italian, Spanish, and Polish pages to a statement protesting July 5 EU Parliament initial vote on changes to copyright law   —  Wikipedia's Italian and Spanish language versions have temporarily shut off access to their respective versions of the free online encyclopedia …
Jul 4, 2018, 6:45 PM - In context

Taylor Blatchford / Poynter:
How Washington State University Vancouver research director Mike Caulfield plans to work with US students to create Wikipedia pages for 1,000 local news orgs   —  Americans are more overwhelmed than ever by the news landscape, but one researcher hopes a small step will help readers evaluate sources …
Jul 4, 2018, 6:10 AM - In context

Rhett Jones / Gizmodo:
On Tuesday, Wikipedia Italy set all of its pages to redirect to a statement protesting a July 5 EU Parliament initial vote on changes to copyright law   —  Last month, members of European Parliament voted to move forward with a sweeping overhaul of the European Union's copyright laws that critics …
Jul 3, 2018, 6:30 PM - In context

Alexandria Neason / Columbia Journalism Review:
Journalists in California turn to student reporters to cover education, but turnover makes building institutional knowledge and cultivating sources difficult   —  Center Hall, a lecture hall near the center of UCSD campus.  Photo by Wikipedia Commons.  —  It was early June …
Jul 2, 2018, 2:25 PM - In context

Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed:
How a Mexican digital marketing firm is using Facebook pages, Twitter bots, and Instagram likes to spread fake news in the lead-up to the country's elections   —  Armed with millions of bots and thousands of fake Facebook pages, Carlos Merlo's digital marketing firm is trying to hijack Mexico's politics with fake news.
Jun 30, 2018, 10:10 AM - In context

Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
The Telegraph, Die Zeit, Mediapart, The Intercept, and WikiTribune launch a collaborative investigation supported by The Signals Network into the misuse of data   —  The Telegraph is joining forces with four other news publishers in Europe and the US to launch an investigation on the misuse of big data.
Jun 22, 2018, 2:45 PM - In context

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
EU Parliament panel passes copyright measures with final vote to come much later; Article 11 is “link tax”, and Article 13 mandates filtering uploaded content   —  In a key vote this morning the European Parliament's legal affairs committee has backed the two most controversial elements …
Jun 20, 2018, 7:45 AM - In context

K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
An overview of the EU's proposed new copyright law that will require internet platforms to automatically filter uploaded content, ahead of Wednesday's vote   —  A proposed new European copyright law could make memes illegal and threaten the future of the internet as we know it.  Time to panic?
Jun 19, 2018, 4:45 AM - In context

Katherine Maher / WIRED UK:
As tech firms like Facebook and Google lean more on Wikipedia to fight disinformation, Wikimedia Foundation says they should do more to support the site   —  If big tech companies are going to use Wikipedia as a resource, they should better support its important work, says the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation
Jun 18, 2018, 6:20 AM - In context

US initiatives to spread internet freedom around the world are failing as countries clamp down on unwelcome activities, resort to censorship, and hack opponents   —  From the second term of the Clinton administration to the end of the Obama administration, the U.S. government pursued an “internet freedom” agenda abroad.
Jun 17, 2018, 3:20 AM - In context

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