August, 2018

Wikinews holds Reform Party USA presidential candidates forum

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 Three men are currently seeking the presidential nomination of the Reform Party of the United States of America: small business owner Andre Barnett, Earth Intelligence Network CEO Robert Steele, and former college football coach Robby Wells. Wikinews reached out to these candidates and asked each of them five questions about their […]

FEMA employees pose as fake reporters during press conference

 Correction — September 10, 2013 The headline should not contain the word fake: the employees posed as reporters; they didn’t pose as fake reporters, on the contrary they were fake reporters posing as real reporters. We aopologize for the error.  Friday, October 26, 2007 The United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is under fire after […]

Electronic Frontier Foundation files motion to stop AT&T from forwarding Internet traffic to NSA

Saturday, April 8, 2006 The California-based non-profit organization Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a brief on Wednesday claiming that AT&T has been illegally forwarding Internet traffic directly to the National Security Agency. The EFF has asked that the forwarding be stopped immediately. According to EFF staff attorney Kevin Bankston, “The evidence that we are filing […]


This is the category for Software. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 23 May 2018: Software giant Adobe Systems to acquire Magento Commerce for US$1.68 billion 9 April 2018: US Republicans query Linux Foundation about open-source security 14 August 2017: Mozilla, Creative Commons, Wikimedia Foundation announce Bassel Khartabil Free Culture fellowship following execution […]

News briefs:January 04, 2008

Contents 1 Wikinews News Brief January 04, 2008 23:35 UTC 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Israeli troops kill 9 in Gaza 1.3 Georgian President faces election challenge 1.4 US unemployment hits two-year high 1.5 Israel plans crackdown on West Bank settlement outposts 1.6 Transaven Airlines plane carrying 14 people crashes off Venezuelan coast 1.7 Sportswriter Milt Dunnell […]

Jay Walsh named Wikimedia Foundation Head of Communications

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Recently of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), where he worked in media and public relations, Mr. Jay Walsh was announced as the replacement for Sandy Ordonez as the […]

Getting The Best Payday Loan}

More On This Topic: Small Loans For Centrelink Customers Bad Credit Cash Advance Getting The Best Payday Loan by Simon OldmannEveryone gets in a pinch now and then when you need cash and don’t have it until payday. Payday cash loans are often the quickest way to get the cash you need to take care […]

News briefs:July 4, 2006

The time is 18:00 (UTC) on July 4th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 Heavy rains lash Mumbai, many parts of the city flooded 1.2 Bird Flu kills 40th Indonesian 1.3 Chinese media face fines for disaster reporting 1.4 NASA to launch Discovery despite crack in insulation foam 1.5 […]

Biologist Nick Bos tells Wikinews about ‘self-medicating’ ants

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Nick Bos, of the University of Helsinki, studies “the amazing adaptations social insects have evolved in order to fight the extreme parasite pressure they experience”. In a recently-accepted Evolution paper Bos and colleagues describe ants appearing to self-medicate. I have no doubt that as time goes on, there will be more […]

2008 COMPUTEX Taipei: Three awards, One target

Monday, June 23, 2008 2008 COMPUTEX Taipei, the largest trade fair since its inception in 1982, featured several seminars and forums, expansions on show spaces to TWTC Nangang, great transformations for theme pavilions, and WiMAX Taipei Expo, mainly promoted by Taipei Computer Association (TCA). Besides of ICT industry, “design” progressively became the critical factor for […]

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