Grants:IdeaLab/Do not tolerate "Experts are scum."

Do not tolerate "Experts are scum."
Wikipedia should not tolerate harassment of academics as "scum."
targetEnglish Wikipedia
start dateSeptember 10
end dateDecember 31
budget (local currency)$1000
budget (USD)$1000
grant typeIndividual
created on17:16, 10 June 2016 (UTC)

Project idea edit

What is the problem you're trying to solve? edit

Harassment of academics on Wikipedia

What is your solution? edit

Expressions of "Experts are scum." (which currently appears on a Wikipedia page) should not be tolerated.

Goals edit

Get Involved edit

About the idea creator edit

I am an academic who would like to contribute constructively to Wikipedia.

Participants edit

Endorsements edit

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Project plan edit

Activities edit

Organize a workshop for academics and other interested parties on how to combat harassment of academics on Wikipedia.

Impact edit

The project will be successful if the workshop can attract 20 active participants who publish a report on their findings.

Resources edit

Organizer: Professor Carl Hewitt Funding: Will look to see if Internet Archive or some other nonprofit will donate space for the meeting. Will require approximately $1,000 for meeting supplies and food.