Some editors appear to own articles ... is this a major problem on Wikipedia?

Answer tl;dr: When it happens, it's a large problem, but it doesn't happen much, and it's the question if you are actually encountering this problem.Wikipedia has a policy that nobody owns an article: ( h... Read More »

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Am I allowed to translate wikipedia articles in order to make new wikipedia articles in my mother tongue?

Not only is that allowed, it's encouraged. Just be sure to cite the specific revision you've translated.

What are some biased wikipedia articles?…………

Are wikipedia articles cited by authorized personnels with expertise in related articles?

If I'm interpreting your question correctly, you're looking for academic and/or expert articles which cite Wikipedia. In that case, check out this (incomplete) list on Wikipedia:< http://en.wikiped... Read More »

Do people who have written articles in the past to Wikipedia get paid from this new "donation" scheme ?

You are right to be suspicious about this. Even the rather non-specific summaries given in the Wikimedia Foundation's ("WMF") publicly released financial statements manage to paint a disturbing pi... Read More »