Wikipedia Has Lots of Money

If you’ve been on Wikipedia at any point in the past week, you probably noticed a dramatic, black-and-yellow banner plastered atop your screen: “DEAR WIKIPEDIA READERS,” it begins in all caps — before launching into a desperate, paragraph-long pitch for money. The banner heralds the start of the Wikimedia Foundation’s December fundraising drive, an annual Internet tradition as reliable as year-end lists and April Fool’s fakes. This...

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Proof of Trump’s Charity Giving Elusive

Washington — Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country’s most generous citizens, according to an Associated Press review of his financial records and other government filings. Trump has said he donated $102 million worth of cash and land to philanthropic and conservation organizations over the past five years. But his campaign has provided little...

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Yankee Great Invests in Cyber-Bully Deterrent

New York — Derek Jeter’s first tech investment since retiring from the New York Yankees is an app to combat online bullying. Jeter has invested in STOPit, a mobile application that allows students to anonymously report abuse to school administrators in real time. The Turn 2 Foundation, which Jeter started during his rookie season in New York, also partnered with the antibullying platform. “By working with STOPit, we hope to empower...

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