GLAM/Newsletter/October 2015/Contents/Argentina report
Edit-a-thon & editing challenges
Edit-a-thon in Mendoza
In coordination with Wikimedia Chile we held a workshop in the University of UNCuyo, Mendoza. The main objetive of this meeting was to give and introduction to wiki philosophy to the audience who was part of the week of arts. After that Wikimedia Argentina and Wikimedia Chile made an edit-a-thon of the culture of the region. From these activities came out 12 new articles, one improved and an enthusiasm group of people who wants to continue producing activities independently.
WMAR launched two contests edition in collaboration with the network Iberocoop. One of the challenges was to reference articles without reference, the second challenge was to edit articles of Museum of Argentina.
Activities against the law of copyright extension
Wikimedia Argentina would like to express their concern at the draft law , supported by the deputy Mazure , which seeks to extend the copyright on the photographs of the current 20 years since the publication to 70 since the death of the author.
For this reason we are promoting a series of actions to counter the enactment of this law. First we generate a change request to stop the advance of law and we made an explanatory video in which the president of the Wikimedia Foundation explains what might be the impact of this proyect.
I enjoyed this update, and thank you for sharing this video! Well said, Patricio! KLove (WMF) (talk) 17:42, 13 November 2015 (UTC)