Fwd: Upcoming press release to celebrate 5 million articles on English Wikipedia
Please see below.
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Pine W<[hidden email]> Date: Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 6:41 PM Subject: Upcoming press release to celebrate 5 million articles on English Wikipedia
with discussions at the Wikimedia Conference about coordinating press releases around
the world, I would like to invite you to participate in the drafting and
upcoming publication of a community-written press release that
celebrates English Wikipedia's milestone of 5 million articles. I
particularly extend this invitation to affiliates which are located in
areas where English (in any dialect) is a primary, official, or common
ask your affiliates to participate in a near-simultaneous press release
from interested affiliates and WMF on the day that English Wikipedia
reaches 5 million articles.
Please make sure that your
affiliate's contact information is current on Meta so that it can be
included in the press release. Journalists may wish to speak with
representatives of your organization about the press release and about
Wikipedia in general.
This event offers and
opportunity to raise public awareness of Wikipedia in general and our
many accomplishments, as well as the many challenges and opportunities
ahead of us to make English Wikipedia in particular be more accurate, friendly,
inclusive, accessible, reputable, and comprehensive.