Wikinews

  • wikinews
    the current wikinews logo
    the current wikinews logo
    wikinews.org
    type of site
    news wiki
    available inmultilingual
    headquartersmiami, florida
    ownerwikimedia foundation
    created bywww.wikinews.org edit this at wikidata
    alexa rankpositive decrease 62,218 (january 2020)[1]
    commercialno
    registrationoptional
    launchednovember 8, 2004; 15 years ago (2004-11-08)
    content licence
    cc-by

    wikinews is a free-content news source wiki and a project of the wikimedia foundation. the site works through collaborative journalism. wikipedia co-founder jimmy wales has distinguished wikinews from wikipedia by saying "on wikinews, each story is to be written as a news story as opposed to an encyclopedia article."[2] the neutral point of view policy espoused in wikinews distinguishes it from other citizen journalism efforts such as indymedia and ohmynews.[3] in contrast to most projects of the wikimedia foundation, wikinews allows original work under the form of original reporting and interviews.[4]

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Wikinews
The current Wikinews logo
The current Wikinews logo
wikinews.org
Type of site
News wiki
Available inMultilingual
HeadquartersMiami, Florida
OwnerWikimedia Foundation
Created bywww.wikinews.org Edit this at Wikidata
Alexa rankPositive decrease 62,218 (January 2020)[1]
CommercialNo
RegistrationOptional
LaunchedNovember 8, 2004; 15 years ago (2004-11-08)
Content licence
CC-BY

Wikinews is a free-content news source wiki and a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The site works through collaborative journalism. Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has distinguished Wikinews from Wikipedia by saying "on Wikinews, each story is to be written as a news story as opposed to an encyclopedia article."[2] The neutral point of view policy espoused in Wikinews distinguishes it from other citizen journalism efforts such as Indymedia and OhmyNews.[3] In contrast to most projects of the Wikimedia Foundation, Wikinews allows original work under the form of original reporting and interviews.[4]