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This page lists instances of media coverage related to Wikimedia ZA. It is highly incomplete:
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This page lists instances of news and media coverage related to Wikimedia ZA. It is highly incomplete:
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==2021==
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===Wikipedia 20===
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Media referring to Wikimedia South Africa in the context of [https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_20/Events/South_Africa#List_of_media Wikipedia's 20th birthday].
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* [https://www.businesslive.co.za/fm/features/2021-01-14-chris-roper-wikipedias-moment-of-truth/?fbclid=IwAR3VDsin406Vx08ZbhZ1MqgbctbHM6e19-06dV1D5lsFhNa9J6ghufo5yrc Wikipedia’s moment of truth] (14 January 2021), Business Day, by Chris Roper on Wikipedia's birthday and challenges facing it in South Africa.
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*[https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times-daily/opinion-and-analysis/2021-01-14-african-wiki-geeks-where-are-you-wikipedia-wants-to-fill-a-knowledge-hole/ African Wiki geeks, where are you? Wikipedia wants to fill a knowledge hole] (14 January 2021), Sunday Times, op-ed by Douglas Scott
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* [https://mg.co.za/world/2021-01-14-wikipedia-wants-you-to-join-the-good-side-of-the-internet/ Wikipedia wants you to join the good side of the Internet] (15 January 2021), [[w:Mail and Guardian|Mail and Guardian]], by Sarah Smit, interview with Douglas Scott
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* Pretoria FM radio interview with Deon Styen (12:30-13:00, 16 January 2021)
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* [[w:Radio Sonder Grense|Radio Sonder Grense]] radio interview with Deon Styen about Wikipedia's birthday in Afrikaans (18 January 2021)
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* [https://www.capetalk.co.za/articles/406484/happy-20th-birthday-wikipedia-last-outpost-of-the-utopian-webRadio Happy 20th birthday, Wikipedia – last outpost of the 'utopian' web] (~6:45 am, 19 January 2021), [[w:Cape Talk|Cape Talk]] Breakfast Show with Refilwe Moloto - radio interview with Douglas Scott.
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*[https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-01-19-wikipedia-at-20-is-more-relevant-than-ever-in-a-social-media-era/ Wikipedia at 20 is more relevant than ever in a social media era] (19 January 2021), [[w:Daily Maverick|Daily Maverick]], by Sasha Planting - article resulting from the Cape Town Press Club event on the same day.
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===Other===
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== 2020 ==
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* [https://medium.com/jamlab/how-to-use-wikipedia-as-a-journalist-the-start-of-a-story-c8fe6652dc3a How to use Wikipedia as a journalist — the start of a story]
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* [https://www.businessinsider.co.za/sona-2020-ramaphosa-wants-south-africa-free-data-and-free-access-to-websites-competition-commission-vodacom-and-mtn-2020-2 South Africans may get free data every day, and surf sites like Wikipedia for free, if Ramaphosa gets his way]
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* [http://www.rsg.co.za/Program-Potgooi/48/Taaldinge 26 January: Prof. Laurette Pretorius talks about the Afrikaans Wikipedia]
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==2019==
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* [https://www.groundup.org.za/article/freedom-panorama-south-africa-why-wikimedia-south-africa-supports-copyright-amendment-bill/  President Ramaphosa should sign Copyright Amendment bill] - 25 April 2019, GroundUp, Douglas Scott
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* [https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2019-04-24-why-wikimedia-sa-supports-the-copyright-amendment-bill/ Why Wikimedia SA supports the Copyright Amendment Bill] - 24 April 2019, Business Day, Douglas Scott
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* [https://www.news24.com/Columnists/GuestColumn/googles-lobbying-drives-haste-around-copyright-bill-20190419-2 Google's lobbying drives haste around Copyright Bill]] - 19 April 2019, News24, Collen Dlamini
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* [https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/technology/check-this-the-rise-of-wikipedia-driven-by-a-crucial-difference-in-values-18859327 CHECK THIS: The rise of Wikipedia … driven by a crucial difference in values] - 18 January 2019, IOL, Wesley Diphoko
  
 
==2018==
 
==2018==
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* [https://gadget.co.za/wikipedia-wants-more-africa/ Wikipedia wants more Africa] - 25 July 2018, Gadget
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* [https://it-online.co.za/2018/07/24/wikipedia-to-boost-focus-on-african-communities/ Wikipedia to boost focus on African communities] - 24 July 2018, IT Online
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* [https://www.traveller24.com/MyTravels/wikitongues-and-the-search-for-the-worlds-missing-languages-20180724 WikiTongues and the search for the world's missing languages] - 24 July 2018, Traveller24, Gabi Zeitsman
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* [https://www.itweb.co.za/content/KWEBbvyaxe5vmRjO Closing knowledge gaps a focus for Wikipedia], 23 July 2018, ITWeb, Joanne Carew
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* [https://www.itweb.co.za/content/dgp45MaGaQ1vX9l8 Why Wikipedia needs Africa], 23 July 2018, ITWeb, Joanne Carew
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/technology/wikimania2018-conference-one-on-one-with-wikipedia-founder-jimmy-wales-16191934 #Wikimania2018 Conference: One on one with Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales] - 23 July 2018, Independent Online/The Infonomist, Wesley Diphoko
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/technology/wikimania2018-conference-one-on-one-with-wikipedia-founder-jimmy-wales-16191934 #Wikimania2018 Conference: One on one with Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales] - 23 July 2018, Independent Online/The Infonomist, Wesley Diphoko
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* [https://www.netwerk24.com/Stemme/Aktueel/almal-kan-help-skryf-20180720 Almal kan help skryf] - 22 July 2018, Rapport/Netwerk 24, Dawie Boonzaaier (paywall)
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* [https://mg.co.za/article/2018-07-22-wiki-foundation-wants-to-decolonise-the-internet Wiki Foundation wants to 'decolonise the internet'] - 22 July 2018, Mail and Guardian, Deutsche Welle
 
* [https://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Algemeen/mandela-se-1962-dagboek-nou-op-wikipedia-20180722 Mandela se 1962-dagboek nou op Wikipedia] - 22 July 2018, Netwerk 24 (paywall)
 
* [https://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Algemeen/mandela-se-1962-dagboek-nou-op-wikipedia-20180722 Mandela se 1962-dagboek nou op Wikipedia] - 22 July 2018, Netwerk 24 (paywall)
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/weekend-argus/wikimania-highlights-the-need-for-african-content-16168138 #Wikimania highlights the need for African content] - 21 July 2018, Independent Online, Luke Folb
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/weekend-argus/wikimania-highlights-the-need-for-african-content-16168138 #Wikimania highlights the need for African content] - 21 July 2018, Independent Online, Luke Folb
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* [https://www.traveller24.com/News/wikimania-you-can-now-read-mandelas-1962-travel-diaries-on-wikimedia-20180720 #Wikimania: You can now read Mandela's 1962 travel diaries on Wikimedia] - 20 July 2018, Traveller24, Gabi Zietsman
 
* [https://www.traveller24.com/News/wikimania-you-can-now-read-mandelas-1962-travel-diaries-on-wikimedia-20180720 #Wikimania: You can now read Mandela's 1962 travel diaries on Wikimedia] - 20 July 2018, Traveller24, Gabi Zietsman
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/opinion/opinion-wikipedia-hosts-conference-in-africa-to-save-african-languages-16149214 OPINION: Wikipedia hosts conference in Africa to save African languages] - 20 July 2018, Independent Online, Wesley Diphiko
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/opinion/opinion-wikipedia-hosts-conference-in-africa-to-save-african-languages-16149214 OPINION: Wikipedia hosts conference in Africa to save African languages] - 20 July 2018, Independent Online, Wesley Diphiko
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* [https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2018-07-20-madibas-personal-diary-now-online-thanks-to-wikipedia-and-the-nelson-mandela-foundation/ Madiba's personal diary now online thanks to Wikipedia and the Nelson Mandela Foundation] - 20 July 2018, Business Day, Bobby Jordan
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* [https://www.traveller24.com/MyTravels/wikimania-why-you-should-care-about-telling-your-story-online-20180719  #Wikimania: Why you should care about telling your story online] - 19 July 2018, Traveller24, Gabi Zietsman
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* [https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-07-18-wikipedias-call-for-african-content-starts-with-community/ Wikipedia's call for African content starts with community] - 18 Ju;y 2018, Daily Maverick
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/news/agriculture-ministers-profile-on-wikipedia-distorted-15971612 Agriculture minister’s profile on Wikipedia distorted] - 12 July 2018, Independent Online, Mphathi Nxumalo
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/news/agriculture-ministers-profile-on-wikipedia-distorted-15971612 Agriculture minister’s profile on Wikipedia distorted] - 12 July 2018, Independent Online, Mphathi Nxumalo
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* [https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2018-07-04-wikimania-conference-in-cape-town-aims-to-bridge-knowledge-gaps/ Wikimania conference in Cape Town aims to bridge knowledge gaps] - 4 July 2018, Business Day
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/weekend-argus/wikimania-is-about-to-hit-cape-town-15771638 Wikimania is about to hit Cape Town] - 1 July 2018, Independent Online, Luke Folb
 
* [https://www.iol.co.za/weekend-argus/wikimania-is-about-to-hit-cape-town-15771638 Wikimania is about to hit Cape Town] - 1 July 2018, Independent Online, Luke Folb
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* [https://mg.co.za/article/2018-06-29-00-get-into-the-mania-wiki-wants-your-contributions Get into the mania, Wiki wants your contributions] - 29 June 2018, Mail and Guardian
 
* [https://www.netwerk24.com/ZA/Tygerburger/Nuus/wikimania-comes-to-town-20180612-2 Wikimania comes to Town] - 13 June 2018, Netwerk 24
 
* [https://www.netwerk24.com/ZA/Tygerburger/Nuus/wikimania-comes-to-town-20180612-2 Wikimania comes to Town] - 13 June 2018, Netwerk 24
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* [https://www.itweb.co.za/content/LPwQ5MlykXJqNgkj Wikipedia Zero will soon be no more], 19 February 2018, ITWeb, Staff Writer
  
 
==2017==
 
==2017==
* [https://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Algemeen/carl-niehaus-ontstoke-oor-skelwoord-op-wikipedia-20171213 Carl Niehaus ontstoke oor skelwoord op Wikipedia] - 13 December 2017 (paywall)
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* [https://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Algemeen/carl-niehaus-ontstoke-oor-skelwoord-op-wikipedia-20171213 Carl Niehaus ontstoke oor skelwoord op Wikipedia] - 13 December 2017, Netwerk 24 (paywall)

Latest revision as of 09:36, 20 January 2021

This page lists instances of news and media coverage related to Wikimedia ZA. It is highly incomplete:

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[edit] 2021

[edit] Wikipedia 20

Media referring to Wikimedia South Africa in the context of Wikipedia's 20th birthday.

[edit] Other

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[edit] 2020

[edit] 2019

[edit] 2018

[edit] 2017

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