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# wikipedia - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia's community is 85% male, and founder Jimmy Wales isn't sure how to fix it Interview

Wikipedia's community is 85% male, and founder Jimmy Wales isn't sure how to fix it

The Wikipedia team has tried to bring that ratio down since 2014 – but to no avail.

# wikipedia - Saturday 28 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia got a huge bump in donations after Donald Trump's election win Trump Bump

Wikipedia got a huge bump in donations after Donald Trump's election win

TheJournal.ie sat down with Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales, who was in Dublin this week for Internet Day.

# wikipedia - Thursday 19 October, 2017

# wikipedia - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

All the photos on the Wikipedia page for 'Irish cuisine' are beyond grim

We, as a nation, can do better.

# wikipedia - Friday 28 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research Credible Source

Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research

A last minute appeal claimed that TaiChin Preyor’s trial lawyer had insufficient familiarity with Texan law in order to defend him adequately.

# wikipedia - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia Clamp Down

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

# wikipedia - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Burger King advert tricked into telling customers the food contains 'cyanide' and 'rat meat' Whopper Mistake This post contains videos

Burger King advert tricked into telling customers the food contains 'cyanide' and 'rat meat'

The interactive ad voice-activates the google search on a phone but pranksters edited the Whopper’s wikipedia entry.

# wikipedia - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia bans Daily Mail links as references Infowars

Wikipedia bans Daily Mail links as references

A spokesperson for the Daily Mail said it had “banned all its journalists from using Wikipedia as a sole source in 2014 because of its unreliability”.

# wikipedia - Saturday 7 January, 2017

13 weird and wonderful things on Wikipedia

A neverending treasure trove.

# wikipedia - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

There was a hilarious caption war on this Wikipedia photo of an 'indifferent penguin'

“We cannot reliably verify the mind of the penguin as indifferent.”

# wikipedia - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

13 of the greatest edits in the history of Irish Wikipedia

Gags, real stories… Irish Wiki has it all.

# wikipedia - Thursday 1 September, 2016

# wikipedia - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

12 celebrities with absolutely preposterous 'personal life' Wikipedia sections

The *best* part of a celebrity’s Wikipedia.

# wikipedia - Friday 15 January, 2016

11 reasons to be thankful that Wikipedia exists

It’s the website’s fifteenth birthday today.

From TheJournal.ie You might not think it but Wikipedia is 15 years old now From A To Z

You might not think it but Wikipedia is 15 years old now

The online encyclopedia first arrived in 2001 and is now one of the visited sites in the world.

# wikipedia - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia's newest editors aren't even human Spot The Difference

Wikipedia's newest editors aren't even human

The new AI system will spot errors to help reduce the workload for its human editors.

# wikipedia - Saturday 7 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Check out these stunning images of Ireland's monuments Photography

Check out these stunning images of Ireland's monuments

These 10 images won the Wiki Loves Monuments competition.

# wikipedia - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You can create a special ebook based on your favourite Wikipedia articles Q-tip

You can create a special ebook based on your favourite Wikipedia articles

Should you have a long journey ahead and need to pass the time.

# wikipedia - Thursday 3 September, 2015

# wikipedia - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The world's biggest photo competition is returning to Ireland National Monuments

The world's biggest photo competition is returning to Ireland

And it wants your images.

# wikipedia - Sunday 23 August, 2015

9 of the best excerpts from Irish celebrities' Wikipedia pages

A lot of gems in here.

# wikipedia - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia's longest-lived hoax has finally been outed Gotcha

Wikipedia's longest-lived hoax has finally been outed

You just can’t believe anyone these days.

# wikipedia - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The42 NFL player denies Wikipedia's claims he's dead He's Alive

NFL player denies Wikipedia's claims he's dead

Emmanuel Sanders is alive and getting kicked.

# wikipedia - Monday 17 November, 2014

Nadia Forde's brand new Wikipedia page has already been tampered with

She’s a snake charmer, you say?

# wikipedia - Saturday 15 November, 2014

13 creepy Wikipedia pages that'll keep you awake tonight

It takes all sorts to make a world. All sorts.

# wikipedia - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Google has removed links to this criminal’s Wikipedia page Vow Of Privacy

Google has removed links to this criminal’s Wikipedia page

Google removed links to the page of Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch.

# wikipedia - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Photographer loses battle with Wikipedia over this amazing monkey selfie War Has Begun

Photographer loses battle with Wikipedia over this amazing monkey selfie

It was “the work of a non-human animal”, apparently…

# wikipedia - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The42 Insults on Hillsborough Wikipedia page 'traced to British government computers' JFT96

Insults on Hillsborough Wikipedia page 'traced to British government computers'

Anonymous alterations were made from computers on a secure intranet, the Liverpool Echo reported.

# wikipedia - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

15 heroic acts of Wikipedia vandalism

Distorting reality, one edit at a time.

This Cork village has the best Wikipedia entry in Ireland

Yes, Ballindangan is a pretty special place.

# wikipedia - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Jesus Christ named the number one "historical meme"

Justin Bieber is all the way down at number 8,633. Thank GOD.

# wikipedia - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there Edit

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

# wikipedia - Friday 6 September, 2013

From The42 There's something not quite right about this Irish football team Wikipedia entry Joke

There's something not quite right about this Irish football team Wikipedia entry

Is this an attempt to psych out the Swedes tonight?

# wikipedia - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Is this the best opening paragraph of an Irishman's* Wikipedia entry, ever?

*Ok, Adrian Carton de Wiart is not exactly Irish, but he’s got our blood in him. And he sounds like quite a guy.

# wikipedia - Friday 14 June, 2013

The top 5 creepiest articles on Wikipedia

Penis panic anyone?

# wikipedia - Saturday 26 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Céard? 17 words from modern Ireland, in Irish Gaeilge This post contains images

Céard? 17 words from modern Ireland, in Irish

Have you ever sent a ‘tvuít’ about the ‘tarrtháil’?

# wikipedia - Saturday 5 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Trouble ahead for Wikipedia over loss of editors - study Uh Oh

Trouble ahead for Wikipedia over loss of editors - study

Authors of the study believe it is the site’s own rules that is impacting contributor numbers.

# wikipedia - Friday 28 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 10 most-read Wikipedia entries of 2012 Wikipedia

The 10 most-read Wikipedia entries of 2012

A social media site was the topic most people wanted to look up. But which one was it?

# wikipedia - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

It's official: Ireland is a Third World country*

*But it’s probably not what you think.

# wikipedia - Monday 25 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US Copyright

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US

The 24-year-old student faces up to 10 years in prison for setting up a website called TVShack, which linked to television shows.

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