Wikipedia:Press coverage 2019

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Please list coverage about Wikipedia itself here, by month.

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  • Cao, Sissi (December 23, 2019). "Elon Musk Says His Wikipedia Page Is 'Insanely' Inaccurate". Observer. Retrieved December 27, 2019. Thanks to its open collaboration nature, Wikipedia was quick enough to respond. At 7:25 p.m. on Sunday, exactly five hours after Musk posted his first tweet, a Wikipedia user deleted the word “investor” from Musk’s knowledge page using a mobile device, according to Wikipedia’s edit history.
  • Friedman, Dan (December 26, 2019). "Heroes of the 2010s: Wikipedia". Mother Jones. Retrieved December 27, 2019. There is no more useful website. It is browsable and rewards curiosity without stealing your preferences and selling them to marketers. It is relaxing to read. It’s wrong sometimes, sure. But you can check the sources. It has footnotes.
  • Zaveri, Mihir (December 26, 2019). "Turkey's Ban on Wikipedia Is Unconstitutional, Court Says". The New York Times. Retrieved January 5, 2020. The Turkish Constitutional Court — the highest court that could consider the issue — ruled in favor of Wikipedia after the online encyclopedia’s lawyers argued that the ban violated the right to freedom of expression, which is protected by the Turkish Constitution, according to Stephen LaPorte, the legal director for the Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia.
  • Sánchez Nicolás, Elena (December 27, 2019). "Turkish court overturns Erdogan's ban on Wikipedia". EUobserver. Retrieved December 27, 2019. Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday (26 December) that the Turkish government's block on Wikipedia is a violation of freedom of expression, in a legal victory against the two-year-old ban.
  • "UP Police's Wikipedia page 'vandalised'". The Times of India. 30 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019. The tweet read "We value the Wiki principles of sharing of information but will take steps to prevent such vandalism. We are trying to identify the culprit.

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