Wikipedia:Press coverage 2003
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- In an interview on NPR's "Talk of the Nation - Science Friday", Bruce Perens made a special point of referencing Wikipedia as an example of an OpenSource project. January 17, 2003.
- Wired News, January 28, 2003
- The Guardian (UK), January 30 2003
- Tectonic African open source news, February 7, 2003
- SearchDay, February 10, 2003
- Nashua (N.H., USA) Telegraph - February 12, 2003 first-person account
- BBC's h2g2 entry, February 13, 2003
- Mark Jeays, "Wikipedia - An Online Collaborative Encyclopedia", published in The Canadian Writers Guide, 13th Edition, 2003.
- This is Local London: It's Common Knowledge February 22, 2003 - incorrectly states that Wikipedia uses CamelCase
- Sunday Herald Sun: Factual free-for-all takes on Britannica (cache) February 23, 2003
- Jack Ganssle, On Language on EE Times Network, 27 March 2003. Ganssle favourably compares Wikipedia with other online reference works.
- Four futures for scientific and medical publishing letter in April issue of British Medical Journal (BMJ).
- EContent Magazine April issue, incorrectly states that there is no way to email users
- Brief mention of Wiktionary in William Gibson interview in The Guardian. May 1, 2003
- PC Magazine - What's a Wiki?, 9th May 2003 by Sebastian Rupley
- Nashua (N.H., USA) Telegraph - 14 May 2003; bottom half of column talks about personal experience with one Wikipedia entry.
- New York Times - Business Is Toying With A Web Tool, 19 May 2003 - Wikipedia mentioned and pictured. Article on Socialtext wikis in businesses.
- Information Outlook June 2003
- PC Magazine Site of the Week June 6, 2003
- The Javapedia Project (Java Today), by Ron Goldman. Introduces Javapedia, citing Wikipedia as the inspiration. June 10, 2003
- Gettin' Wiki With It in Sarah's Blog Report (part of The Screen Savers)
- Expertise is key in Wiki world The Advertiser, LA. Jun 30, 2003
- USA Today, July 1, 2003, It's a Wiki world out there for the Web's groupmind
- Website turns tables on government officials, Hiawatha Bray, The Boston Globe, July 4, 2003. About the Government Information Awareness project, mentions Wikipedia in comparison as the "best known wiki site".
- Edmonton Sun, July 7, 2003, Shakeup coming on Bourbon Street: SITE FOR SORE EYES. Article reads "There's a very good online encyclopedia on the Internet called Wikipedia." Then the article uses wikipedia as a source for "this day in history."
- National Public Radio, July 21, 2003, Commentary: Wikis. Wikipedia.org, for example, lets the public collaborate to build a surprisingly accurate encyclopedia. Commentator David Weinberger says wikis are one example of "social software," intended to allow people to work together with ease.
- The Age, July 22, 2003, What a wiki thing to do. Article about wiki's with paragraph about Wikipedia.
- Open content and value creation by Magnus Cedergren. Wikipedia cited as an example of Open Content.
- CNN TechWatch video or Web article, August 4, 2003, CNN International Tech Watch aired a segment on the Wikipedia and the Hong Kong University student project
- Time Magazine Article titled The People's Encyclopedia. August 12, 2003
- Christian Science Monitor passing reference in article titled The People's War August 14, 2003
- Science September 5, 2003.
- Computer Weekly September 2003
- Encyclopedias a Click Away; Washington Post, Sep. 7, 2003. Brushes off Wikipedia fairly quickly and focuses on CD-ROM encyclopedias.
- PressofAtlanticCity.com. Article titled Save cash on books, find them free on Net advises using Wikipedia rather than paying for encyclopedias. Positive comments about the current events section. September 14 2003.
- MIT, October 1 2003, Votive Offering: How to Have Your Election Cake and Eat It Too. An article about voting systems in MIT's online newspaper, The Tech ends with the line "An excellent introduction to voting systems and voting reform is www.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Voting_system." Note the typographical error of the inserted space character that prevents you from using the URL directly as presented in the article.
- The "Glassine Surfer" column in the October 2003 issue of The American Philatelist (the main magazine of the American Philatelic Society) has a brief mention of Wikipedia, characterizing its stamp collecting material as "fairly good", and including the URL for Postage Stamp. The column is a monthly feature that mentions various websites of interest to philatelists.
- ABC 7 Denver Write for an Encyclopedia, October 8. Mirrored by 46 on October 9: 
- Wired News article titled "Open Source Everywhere" has a section on Wikipedia. October 15 2003
- "Reference wwworks", Daily Mirror (UK). Names Wikipedia as one of "our top 10 reference sites". October 17, 2003
- Debian Weekly News talks about the article Debian in Wikipedia. 21 October, 2003.
- MS-Mobiles article on the German Wikipedia available in MobiPocket Reader format. 19 November 2003
- Berkeley Daily - Famed Berkeley Home Hosts Kucinich E-campaign - Henry Poole, boardmember of Free Software Foundation talks about Wikipedia, November 28, 2003.
- Tech Bloom in Full Flower, an editorial by Alex Steffen in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, mentions Wikipedia as an example. November 20, 2003
- Join hands, Asian media urged in The Star, Malaysia mentions Wikipedia as an example of participatory journalism. December 9, 2003
- "St. Nick not well known", Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah. Carrie A. Moore explains the history of Christmas celebrations with the assistance of "Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia". December 20, 2003
- Fagbladet Folkeskolen, May 8, 2003
- Metro(registration required)
- Dutch computer magazine for the elderly, PC Plus Magazine, published a four page tutorial on how to add and edit Wikipedia entries in their October 2003 issue.
- Radio Polonia interviews Chuck Smith; broadcast 2002/04/28 (MP3, transcript)
- the March edition of the magazine Esperanto by the Universal Esperanto Association includes an article about Wikipedia
- the 203rd issue of Starto by the Czech Esperanto Association includes articles from and about Wikipedia
- the book Fakaj Studoj en Esperanto (Specialized Studies in Esperanto) includes a chapter titled "Vikipedio - Multlingva Reta Enciklopedio" (Wikipedia - A Multilingual Online Encyclopedia) about Wikipedia by Chuck Smith
- Ĝangalo (a popular Esperanto portal) has an article about Wikipedia
- Ĝangalo has an interview with Arno Lagrange about Wikipedia.
- Interview of Jimmy Wales (FING - November 20, 2003)
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- Detikinet, 3 November 2003. 1001 Otak Berkolaborasi Lewat Internet.
- VBScuola.com (translation of Meyers article)
Japanese - 日本語
- korea.internet.com Press release coverage
- Veni, Vidi, Wiki - about Wikipedia as a tool for communal writing
- Kulturnett - article on Wikipedia from library science magazine
- Folkets leksikon - article about Wikipedia in Aftenposten.
- On 30.10.2001 the biggest Polish daily "Gazeta Wyborcza" had a lengthy article about Wikipedia. You can read it in Polish here.
- The same article (somewhat shortened) was reprinted by "Angora" weekly magazine. (11.11.2001)
- "Trybuna" daily newspaper had a feature about Wikipedia in the issue of 10.11.2001.
- PC World Komputer Witryna Dnia, Wikipedia.com, 6 stycznia 2002
- Svet Kompjutera 10/2003, in an article about wikis (the article has three sections: introductory, "Wikipedia" and "Others")
- El Mundo - credits incorrectly wiki.org for thinking of the idea for Wikipedia
- Ke!, revista de Infonomia (requires log-in)
- "Elec-Cronicas / Wikipedia", El Norte, Monterrey, Mexico, December 29, 2003 - "Una de las aventuras mas sorprendentes de la Red es probablemente la tentativa de escribir una enciclopedia en la redaccion de la cual cualquier internauta puede participar a su antojo. Basada en la tecnologia de los wikis de la cual hemos hablado hace poco, la Wikipedia festejara su tercer aniversario el 15 de enero con resultados impresionantes."
- Datormagazin, 8/2003