Presentation (excerpt):

WikiReporter.org All events reported!

A tool for making permanent public open records of notable gatherings

Problem - event reporting gets lost


Every event gets article and identifier

Keep data open for further research by anyone

State of the art for social campaigns

Social campaigns do journalism about events.

Difficult to find collective analysis of all events as a movement.


  • Answer questions
  • Generate text
  • Publish in Wikinews


Why make a basic news article?

Using a form creates linked data

  • From linked data - potential for translation
  • From linked data - machine reading for insights

Unique identifier for every event - authority control

Nexus for all related information

Creates citizen journalists