PRESS COVERAGE

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Take a look at the press coverage the project has received so far by using the links below.

May 17th 2012

MAY 18th 2012

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Economy Briefs: World’s first Wikipedia town to launch in Wales

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

Washington Times

2

Monmouth is first ‘Wikipedia town’

Monmouth in south Wales will become the first “Wikipedia town” and the Monmouthpedia will feature all notable places, people, flora and fauna. Wikipedia has urged people to contribute articles and photographs on as many aspects of life in Monmouth as …

MSN Tech & Gadget UK

3

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

Adelaide Now

4

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

The Daily Telegraph

5

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

Perth Now

6

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

The Australian

7

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

NEWS.com.au

8

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

Courier Mail

9

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

Herald Sun

10

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

Yahoo!7 News

11

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

The West Australian

12

World’s first Wikipedia town to launch

The project – dubbed “Monmouthpedia” – has been in the works for six months, helped along by the local council’s installation of town-wide free Wi-Fi. Local residents and businesses have created and edited articles about Monmouth that are linked to the …

SBS

And more ‘Press reports’ links from WIKIMEDIA UK are here : http://uk.wikimedia.org/wiki/Reports/2012/May#GLAM_activities

March 2012

February 2012

January 2012

MonmouthpediA Cup cakes for meeting with local business people

December 2011


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3 comments

  1. […] of media and bloggers were talking bout the project, read more on the press coverage part of the Momnouthpedia blog and have a look at the Wikipedia […]

  2. […] Monmouth, a small town based in Monmouthshire where I work, was all over the world’s press and social networks when it became the world first Wikipedia town. The Monmouthpedia project helps […]

  3. […] Monmouth, a small town based in Monmouthshire where I work, was all over the world’s press and social networks when it became the world first Wikipedia town. The Monmouthpedia project helps […]

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