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Indian Journalist and film-maker Bishakha Datta joins Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
Wikimedia Foundation announces $2 million grant from Google
Telefónica and Wikimedia Foundation Partner to Advance Learning and Increase Access to Free Knowledge
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Wikipedia Annual Fundraiser Goal Supported by Record Number of Donors
Wikimedia Foundation Appoints Craig Newmark to its Advisory Board
Sixth Annual Campaign to Protect Wikipedia Kicks Off
Wikimedia and comScore partner to improve understanding of the reach and impact of free knowledge on the Web
Wikimedia Foundation receives $500,000 in operational support from Hewlett Foundation
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