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Rossella Vignola - fund-raising and wikimedia

MA Degree in International and Diplomatic Studies at the University of Bologna, Forlì Campus and post-graduate specialization on European funding and project design at the Venice International University. She joined OBC in 2014 in the frame of a 6-month traineeship financed by the European Social Fund. After an internship at the European Citizens Action Service in Brussels where she worked on digital democracy and participation at the EU level, she came back to OBC where she is fundraiser and project assistant. From May 2016 to April 2017 she is Wikipedia curator within the project "European Centre for Press and Media Freedom".


Articles by Rossella Vignola

Elections at the time of social media, speakers' talks

02/07/2019 -  Chiara Sighele, Rossella Vignola

We publish the detailed report of the speakers' talks at the policy workshop "Elections at the time of social media. European elections, disinformation, micro-targeting: what to do?", which took place last May 14th in Rome, within the project ESVEI promoted by OBC Transeuropa/ CCI

Taking stock of Wiki4MediaFreedom

12/02/2019

A memorandum of understanding with Wikimedia Italia marks the fourth year of the collaboration between OBCT and the Wikipedia movement: a review of the Wiki4MediaFreedom initiative

A media freedom edit-a-thon in Madrid

11/01/2019

An edit-a-thon will take place in Madrid on January 18th to boost the availability of accurate knowledge on media freedom in the largest open encyclopedia worldwide

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' in Berlin to boost contents on media freedom and pluralism

07/12/2018

An edit-a-thon will take place in Berlin on January 26th to boost the availability of accurate knowledge on media freedom in the largest open encyclopedia worldwide

A Wikipedia online contest on Media Freedom

03/05/2018

On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, which is celebrated today, OBCT launches an online contest to translate and improve articles on media freedom on Wikipedia

Hate speech: what it is and how to contrast it

01/02/2018 -  Marzia BonaIrene DioliLorenzo FerrariFazıla MatNicola PedrazziRossella Vignola Valentina Vivona

As hate speech is being debated more and more both online and offline, we decided to devote a special dossier to it, building on the materials of the Resource Centre on Press and Media Freedom in Europe.

Sofia edit-a-thon: for a plural ecosystem of information

14/12/2017 -  Rossella Vignola

Media freedom, public interest, transparency, data journalism, facts-based information: all these issues have been dealt with in Sofia, during the Wiki4MediaFreedom edit-a-thon, a writing marathon on media freedom-related issues in Wikipedia which gathered journalists, experts and activists

Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Sofia to support media freedom and democratic commons

14/11/2017 -  Rossella Vignola

The second edition of the Wiki4MediaFreedom edit-a-thon will take place in Sofia on November 27th. It will boost the availability of accurate knowledge on media freedom and pluralism in the largest open encyclopedia worldwide

Serbia: propaganda and control on the web

28/03/2017 -  Rossella Vignola

The impact of cyber-attacks, digital surveillance and sophisticated techniques of computational propaganda is growing. The case of Serbia in an interview with Vladan Joler, director of Share Foundation