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Women journalists are underrepresented on Wikipedia, one of the most-visited English language websites in the world. This leads to issues related to safety, credibility, and recognition and income. Women Do News is dedicated to elevating the voices and profiles of women journalists online. 

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Andrew Lih created this quick visualization of allS the women in Wikidata that are flagged as being part of WikiProject Women Do News, showing their occupation, schooling and employer to see if there were some patterns. Some interesting things come up, and also give us a map for how to fill in some of the…

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Listen: Women Do News

“It’s All About News: the brocoli of media-focused podcasts” recently featured Women Do News. Listen to learn about how more could be done to help ensure that women claim their rightful place on Wikipedia. Angilee Shah and Jareen Imam, two of the founders of the campaign, talk with host Michael O’Connell.

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Read: Women Do News

Angilee Shah, one of the founders of Women Do News, recently wrote a blog post about our Wikipedia effort for “The Cohort,” Poynter’s newsletter for women in media. Read about how on one of the most visited websites in the world — arguably the most visited site that is not a search engine, social media…

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