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

statusDRAFT
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Do not tolerate "Experts are scum."
Wikipedia should not tolerate harassment of academics as "scum."
targetEnglish Wikipedia
start dateSeptember 10
start year2016
end dateDecember 31
end year2016
budget (local currency)$1000
budget (USD)$1000
grant typeIndividual
contact(s)• hewitt@irobust.org
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Project ideaEdit

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.

GoalsEdit

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About the idea creatorEdit

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

ParticipantsEdit

EndorsementsEdit

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Project planEdit

ActivitiesEdit

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

ImpactEdit

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

ResourcesEdit

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.