Jimmy Wales Creates WikiTribune to Combat
Jimmy Wales Creates WikiTribune to Combat Fake NewsPJ MediaWikiTribune is a new and unique news platform founded by Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia. It's designed to counter the proliferation of fake news by bringing journalists together with a community of volunteers. The goal is to provide fact-based ...
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 6:10 am
Gadgette's Holly Brockwell joins Jimmy
The DrumGadgette's Holly Brockwell joins Jimmy Wales' WikitribuneThe DrumWikitribune, Jimmy Wales' new platform that intends to fight the issue of fake news, has appointed Holly Brockwell, editor-in-chief of Gadgette, as it's first journalist. Brockwell, who is based in London, has become the first recruit on the site which ...and more »
Posted on 7 May 2017 | 2:50 am
Jimmy Wales on Wikitribune's business model
Nieman Journalism Lab at HarvardJimmy Wales on Wikitribune's business model and why it might cover not just politics but also dog breedingNieman Journalism Lab at HarvardJimmy Wales: I've been thinking about this concept for quite a long time. About five years, actually. I did a lot of thinking about the design of the community, how it would work, how the software should work, etc. and decided at the beginning of this ...Wikipedia is down and out, Jimmy Wales is miserableHurriyet Daily NewsWikipedia founder aims to 'fix the news' with new siteIrish TimesHow Wikipedia's Founder Is Leading The Fight Against Fake NewsPSFK (subscription)Phone Mantraall 6 news articles »
Posted on 4 May 2017 | 9:31 am
Jimmy Wales: In the era of fake news, we
Evening StandardJimmy Wales: In the era of fake news, we need facts and quality more than everEvening StandardI have some advice for the new editor of the Evening Standard. But I want to start with a couple of great stories from faraway places. In China, back in 2014, they started “televising the sunrise on giant TV screens because Beijing is so clouded in smog”.
Posted on 3 May 2017 | 2:46 am
Fake News Solution: Wikipedia Cofounder
University HeraldFake News Solution: Wikipedia Cofounder Jimmy Wales Has Remedy For the Spread of Fake News [VIDEO]University HeraldJimmy Wales, together with Larry Sanger and others, founded Wikipedia which currently dominates the online world when it comes to information. In his fundraising video for his latest newsgathering venture, he said that they have a way to fix the issue ...A new website for combating fake news launched: This will be the first time that professional journalists and ...Fairpress (blog)Juha Saarinen: Online advertising needs to be fixed before Google bleeds us dryNew Zealand Heraldall 4 news articles »
Posted on 2 May 2017 | 5:37 am
Wikipedia opens up on '60 Minutes'
Get to know Wikipedia on "60 Minutes" this weekend.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 12:28 pm
Wikipedia Founder Distances Himself from
The key to massaging your own Wikipedia profile is not getting caught. But Kazakhstan’s efforts to turn the freely editable online encyclopedia into free advertising are yet again in the spotlight. On March 20, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales hosted an Ask Me Anything conversation (AMA) on Reddit, a social-networking platform. Before long the audience was questioning Wales’s and Wikipedia’s ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 8:53 am
What would Jeremy Clarkson do if he
Rumours are revving up over the TV star’s future.
Posted on 24 March 2015 | 7:37 am
Wikipedia challenge to NSA surveillance
What are the basics of Wikipedia lawsuit against the National Security Agency? In a nutshell, the popular free-knowledge product believes the NSA surveillance of its foreign-based users is discouraging free speech for all people who use Wikipedia.
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 6:55 am
'Aboriginal god' Jar'Edo Wens
It has survived unchallenged for almost a decade, but Wikipedia editors have finally caught up with, and removed, an entry created by an anonymous Australian contributor who concocted a fake Aboriginal deity named Jar'Edo Wens.
Posted on 22 March 2015 | 9:29 pm
20 Ways Everyday Life is Easier with Wolfram
Those big doubts you seek to unravel when stuck? I know: Google. It will send you to Wikipedia first. All credit to Jimmy Wales but you don’t really want him to play a seer. That works for me. Thanks Wolfram Alpha, you are wise. Oh, by the way…while ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:07 am
Jeremy Corbyn Is 'Completely Bonkers,' Says
Jeremy Corbyn is "completely bonkers", Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has said. His comments came as the frontrunner for the Labour leadership came under attack from rivals Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall for floating the idea of women-only ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:33 am
USPTO denies review for pharma patents —
(Confused? See: http://bit.ly/1Ji6kJx) The Democratic presidential hopeful is hosting a Reddit AMA with exploratory committee chairman (and Wikipedia founder) Jimmy Wales. They’ll be discussing Lessig’s single-issue White House bid. For those keeping ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:11 pm
IP EXPO Europe 2015: Wikipedia founder
Jimmy Wales, entrepreneur and founder of Wikipedia, will deliver the opening keynote speech this year at Europe’s number one IT event, IP EXPO Europe 2015, taking place at London’s ExCeL. At the event on Wednesday 7 October, Wales will discuss the ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 11:56 pm
IP Expo Europe confirms Wikipedia founder as
Jimmy Wales, entrepreneur and founder of Wikipedia, is to join Edward Snowden as one of IP Expo Europe’s keynote speakers at the ExCeL London event his October. Wales (pictured) will deliver the opening keynote speech at the IT event, to discuss his ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 7:38 pm
Wikipedia to be blacked out over anti-piracy
Wikipedia will black out the English language version of its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress, the foundation behind the popular community-based online encyclopedia said in a statement Monday night.
Posted on 16 January 2012 | 2:03 pm
AP Interview: Wikipedia founder bullish on
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales believes relief may be in sight for the beleaguered news media industry.
Posted on 3 September 2010 | 1:59 pm
Resolved Question: Do you think that Jimmy
If Jimmy wales cared so much about giving information to people away he wouldn't ask 20 millions of $ now that people are in their worst financial situation. Does someone who says he gives everything for free, ask money when people are more poor than ever.?
Posted on 22 January 2012 | 7:09 am
Resolved Question: How does jimmy wales make
jimmy wales, co-founder of wikipedia, how does he make money? does he have other websites that do make money? is he even rich?
Posted on 21 November 2011 | 10:20 am
Resolved Question: Please read: A personal
I will keep watching you until you donate to Wikipedia. Will you?
Posted on 20 November 2011 | 3:31 am
Resolved Question: Has the mainstream media
If you search for Jimmy Wales, Google even tries to autocomplete the query as "Jimmy Wales net worth". So, obviously this is a popular question. Why hasn't the mainstream media done any investigative journalism to find out once and for all?
Posted on 27 July 2011 | 2:26 am
Resolved Question: Do you feel sick by pics
Every time I open Wikipedia (something I do all the time), I have to see the ugly face of Jimmy Wales. Couldn't they put some model girl instead? Hey, I did donate once when I had a credit card that could be used but why the torture?
N.B. I don't hate Jimmy Wales or promote that hate. I just want to know whether he is doing disservice to his own cause.
Posted on 21 December 2010 | 10:53 am