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This page is a list of administrators (sometimes called admins or sysops).

Admins can perform a few special tasks, such as editing pages in the MediaWiki: namespace (system messages), blocking users, deleting and protecting pages, and granting other users certain rights. They have no extra editorial authority, however. All admin actions are governed by Wikinews policies. Statistics on these activities are here.

You can view previous requests in the archive, where you can also see some common questions, comments, and objections made during the process.

List of administrators

Wikinews currently has 15 administrators, who are listed below. Bureaucrats are listed in bold. The automated list is available here.

List current as of May 25, 2024.