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The Signpost
28 October 2018

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


  • The Signpost (Shortcut: WP:POST, RSS). The Wikipedia community newspaper that is written by volunteers and published monthly.
  • Wikipedia:Milestones (Shortcut: WP:ANN). Important Wikipedia milestones.
  • Wikipedia:Goings-on (Shortcut: WP:GO). Weekly news and updates about existing or new projects or initiatives of Wikipedians.
  • Wikipedia:Administrators' newsletter (Shortcut: WP:ANEWS). Monthly newsletter containing topics of interest to Wikipedia administrators.
  • Wikinews:Category:Wikipedia, archives of news about Wikipedia
  • News aggregators: Google News · Techmeme

Topic-specific newsletters

Other irregular newsletters. This list is limited to those which have updated at least once in 2017. (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.)


  • Global message delivery/Targets (21 items)
  • Tech News, news about software changes, published weekly
  • Wikimedia News. Cross-project news, primarily project milestones.
  • Wikimedia goings-on. More cross-project news.
    • Wikidata News
    • MediaWiki 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 the Wikimedia projects.
  • Wikimedia Foundation press releases
  • 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

  • Planet Wikimedia, weblog aggregator, information about it at meta:Planet Wikimedia
  • Wikipedia:WikipediaWeekly, irregular podcast of audio information regarding Wikipedia and our fellow projects
  • Wikipedia in the media. Mentions of Wikipedia as a topic unto itself and as a reference resource
  • m:Communications committee/Press clippings, daily updates of Wikimedia projects in the news.
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