The Signpost – Volume 7, Issue 42 – 17 October 2011

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News and notes: Arabic Wikipedia gets video intros, Smithsonian gifts images, and WikiProject Conservatism scrutinized

In the news: Why Wikipedia survives while others haven't; Wikipedia as an emerging social model; Jimbo speaks out

WikiProject report: History in your neighborhood: WikiProject NRHP

Featured content: Brazil's boom-time dreams of naval power: The ed17 explains the background to a new featured topic

Arbitration report: Case requests on ethnic strife and a WikiProject in disrepute declined, ''Abortion'' case stalls but topic bans look to be lightened on amendment

Technology report: WMDE renew investment in Toolserver, first offsite backup programme of Wikimedia begun

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