Omer Benjakob עומר בן יעקב

Writer, Editor, and journalist in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

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Self-appointed Wikipedia correspondent for Haaretz in both English and Hebrew. Visit my website to book a lecture or talk.

Researching Wikipedia and science as an part of my MA at the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and with a biologist from the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Born in New York, raised in Tel Aviv

Here are some of my best stories:

A Respected Scientist Comes Out Against Evolution – and Loses His Wikipedia Page (Hebrew)

The Calibri Font Is Threatening to Bring Down Pakistan’s Government (Hebrew)

Is the Sky Blue? How Wikipedia Is Fighting for Facts by Redefining the Truth (Hebrew)

Revealed: Why Turkey banned Wikipedia

אלה האנשים ששולטים בידע שלנו: מאחורי הקלעים של ויקיפדיה העברית

איך ויקיפדיה מתמודדת עם הטרדות מיניות

  • Work
    • Haaretz
  • Education
    • BA - Philosophy and Politcs & Government (double major) - BGU
    • MA (ongoing) - Philosophy of Science & History of Ideas - TAU