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22nd-May-2018 12:59 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 84
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
This Week in Fandom by Olivia Riley

This week in Fandom: racism in the BTS ARMY; fans work to Save Wayward Sisters; Deadpool versus Han & Lando; and more: https://goo.gl/e8NM3r
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
Spotlight on Legal Issues

Are you a Canadian fan or fanworks creator? Tell OTW Legal your story to help them defend protections for transformative works in the Canadian Copyright Act. Click the link to learn more and to submit your contribution: https://goo.gl/aebGib
15th-May-2018 01:08 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 83
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
This Week in Fandom by Alix Ayoub

This Week in Fandom: A rollercoaster ride for Brooklyn Nine-Nine fans; what the heck is cockygate; the social advantages of fandom and volunteering; and more: https://goo.gl/N3sHrx
13th-May-2018 10:07 am - Five Things Claire Baker Said
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
Five Things an OTW Volunteer Said

In #FiveThings, Claire Baker discusses why she ran for the #OTW Board, how she starts her day as a volunteer, and what her future hope is: https://goo.gl/twpw5d
10th-May-2018 10:40 am - April 2018 Newsletter, Volume 123
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair

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In the April 2018 OTW Newsletter: a successful membership drive; Fanlore's April Showers event; upcoming search upgrades at AO3; victory against a phishing site; and more! Click the link to check it out: https://goo.gl/BLjzRz
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
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The OTW is updating AO3's Terms of Service, focusing on data privacy and a more detailed explanation of how we process user data. Click the link to learn more and to tell us what you think of the proposed changes: https://goo.gl/TAUHX6
9th-May-2018 10:23 am - The OTW is Recruiting!
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
OTW recruitment

The OTW is recruiting Policy & Abuse staff, translators, graphic designers, and TWC copyeditors & proofreaders.

Translators are especially needed for Arabic, Bengali, Catalan, Croatian, Filipino, Hebrew, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Malay, Marathi, Serbian, Turkish, Vietnamese, and Welsh.

Signal boost this to your friends, and click the link to learn more and apply today: https://goo.gl/SbvpuC
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
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The OTW is pleased to announce that the timeline for the 2018 Board of Directors election is now available. Click the link to learn more, including how to make sure you're eligible to vote: https://goo.gl/DPozKh
3rd-May-2018 10:55 am - OTW Guest Post: Agnese Pietrobon
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
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Agnese Pietrobon didn't get a good reception in college when she wanted to study fans and fanworks. But along with others she did something about it, and hopes to influence how fans see themselves in Italy as well as how fanfiction is seen.

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2nd-May-2018 12:03 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 82
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
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This Week in Fandom: fun with old headshot day; the birth of Wicomicon and FamCon; a new YA novel about fangirl life by Britta Lundin; an academic survey about fanfiction, and more: https://goo.gl/rk7512
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