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The Signpost
27 February 2017
For current news in the world, see Portal:Current events and Wikipedia:News sources. For the what Wikipedia is not policy, see WP:NOTNEWS. For the "In the news" section of Wikipedia's main page, see Wikipedia:In the news.

There are various sources of news about Wikipedia, The Wikimedia Foundation that supports the project and other related Wikimedia projects.


Topic-specific newsletters

Other irregular newsletters. This list is limited to those which have updated at least once in 2013. (There are dozens of inactive newsletter sub-projects, some of which are listed in Category:Wikipedia news and Category:Wikipedia sign-up lists for subscription delivery.)

Software projects (some overlap with "Global message delivery/Targets"):


  • Global message delivery/Targets (21 items)
  • Tech News, news about software changes, published weekly
  • Wikimedia Highlights, published monthly
  • Wikimedia Foundation reports
  • Wikimedia News. Cross-project news, primarily project milestones.
  • Wikimedia goings-on. More cross-project news.
    • Wiktionary:News for editors
    • Wikidata:News
    • Wikisource:News
    • MediaWiki News
    • Wikinews:The Wikinews Chronicle
    • Wikiquote:Latest news
    • Wikiversity:News
    • Simple:Simple News
  • Wikimedia's technical blog
  • Wikimedia Fellowships News
  • Wikizine (now published monthly as a special Signpost section)
  • Server admin log.[dead link] Technical software/hardware news.

Wikimedia Foundation

  • Wikimedia Foundation news, news about the Wikimedia Foundation, the international non-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of various Wikimedia Projects.
  • Wikimedia blog

Other news sources

There are also places in Wikipedia and its sister projects that publish articles on current events and the latest world news using Wikimedia software.

See also

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