FOX News fares poorly in investigation of media edits to Wikipedia

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FOX News fares poorly in investigation of media edits to Wikipedia

Wednesday, September 5, 2007 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Virgil Griffith recently made headlines when his new tool, the WikiScanner, was revealed. The tool allows users to search for some edits to several editions of the online […]

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United States: Berkeley, California declares itself a sanctuary city for recreational cannabis

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United States: Berkeley, California declares itself a sanctuary city for recreational cannabis

Friday, February 16, 2018 On Tuesday, the city council of Berkeley, California adopted by unanimous vote a resolution declaring their city a “sanctuary” for adult recreational cannabis use and sale. The resolution by the Berkeley council “declared [the City of Berkeley] to be a sanctuary for recreational cannabis customers, providers, and landlords.” The resolution bars […]

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Football: Paris Saint-Germain pays world record €222m to sign Neymar

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Football: Paris Saint-Germain pays world record €222m to sign Neymar

August 3rd, 2020 by Admin

Friday, August 4, 2017 Yesterday, French capital football club Paris Saint-Germain triggered a €222 million (about US$263m, £198m) buyout clause of Brazilian winger Neymar to sign him from FC Barcelona, making him the most expensive footballer of all time by breaking the previous fee record of Paul Pogba’s transfer from Juventus FC to Manchester United. […]

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CEO of GM outlines plan for “New GM” after auto company declared bankruptcy

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CEO of GM outlines plan for “New GM” after auto company declared bankruptcy

August 3rd, 2020 by Admin

Thursday, June 4, 2009 In a New York press conference at 16:15 UTC, June 1st, Fritz Henderson, the Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, which filed for bankruptcy and Chapter 11 protection from its creditors earlier today, outlined a plan for what he called a “New GM”. Speaking to the press under safe harbor provisions […]

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News briefs:April 23, 2010

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News briefs:April 23, 2010

August 3rd, 2020 by Admin

 Correction — August 24, 2015 These briefs incorrectly describe BP as ‘British Petroleum’. In fact, such a company has not existed for many years as BP dropped this name when becoming a multinational company. The initials no longer stand for anything.  Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To […]

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University of Southern California spit test predicts cavities

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University of Southern California spit test predicts cavities

August 3rd, 2020 by Admin

Monday, February 21, 2005 Los Angeles, California —A simple saliva test can predict whether children will get cavities, how many cavities they will get and which teeth are most vulnerable. Developed by researchers at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, the test quantifies the genetic component of tooth decay, spotting the risk when […]

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What To Look For In A Heating And Cooling Columbus Company

August 3rd, 2020 by Admin

See More About: Metal Fabrication Pakenham Barry Brown And Sons Site byalex It seems as though the heating and cooling industry has come of age with the emergence of many companies that offer this service. However, as in any other sector of business, quality matters more than quantity. Some companies are simply better at providing […]

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French presidential candidate Sarkozy accuses left parties of betraying left values

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French presidential candidate Sarkozy accuses left parties of betraying left values

August 2nd, 2020 by Admin

Saturday, April 14, 2007 Nicolas Sarkozy, the right-wing political party UMP’s candidate for the upcoming Presidential elections in France, which enters its first round next week, held a campaign meeting in Toulouse last Thursday, where he accused the left side political parties of betraying the ideals of Jaurès, Blum and other key socialist politicians. He […]

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

August 2nd, 2020 by Admin

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

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Petition pressures City of Edinburgh Council to review clause affecting live music scene

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Petition pressures City of Edinburgh Council to review clause affecting live music scene

August 2nd, 2020 by Admin

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Live music venues in Edinburgh, Scotland are awaiting a review later this year on the 2005 licensing policy, which places limitations on the volume of amplified music in the city. Investigating into how the policy is affecting the Edinburgh music scene, a group of Wikinews writers interviewed venue owners, academics, the […]

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