[Foundation-l] (Japanese) Wikipedia won "Web of the year" in Japan
brian.mcneil at wikinewsie.org
Fri Dec 21 10:31:56 UTC 2007
I have forwarded this message onto Wikinews-l. If you have any Japanese
contributors that want to work on doing an article for en.wikinews I'd be
delighted to help out, polish English, and put them on the right track.
Just tell them to drop me a mail or leave a note on my talk and dive in and
start writing. I'll be stuck using Google or Babelfish to translate any
Japanese sources (which always gives you some "interesting" turns of
We can then put that on our wikinewsreports blog which Google news picks up.
Oh, and as an aside I'm expecting a new report from David Shankbone in the
next day or so. Yesterday the gaggle of technology journalists he's with met
Shimon Perez, so I'm interested to see what - other than photos - we get
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[mailto:foundation-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Shun Fukuzawa
Sent: 21 December 2007 10:58
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Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] (Japanese) Wikipedia won "Web of the year" in
Florence Devouard wrote:
> Shun Fukuzawa wrote:
>> Japanese Wikipedia won the first prize of "Web of the year" in Japan!
>> http://woy2007.sbcr.jp/ (Japanese page)
>> # Sadly, they don't make English page :(
>> We won the prize last year also, this is for 2nd straight year.
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> Very cool !!!
> Perhaps a little bit of promotion would be nice ? Mention in the
> Wikimedia Foundation news ? Press release ?
Fortunately, we don't promote Wikipedia in Japan. It became popular
naturally in these years.
And please write a news about this prize.
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