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This is an archived logbook for the September, 2004 "1 million Wikipedia articles [all languages]" press release. See en:Wikipedia:Press releases/Logbook/February 25, 2004 for a list of potential places to send this release.

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September 2004 press release[edit]

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Global media[edit]

Can we keep this alphabetical please?

  • Al Jazeera Channel: Ibrahim Helal, Newsroom Chief Editor - Joi 00:31, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Ananova http://www.ananova.com/feedback/feedback.html. Angela 01:02, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Associated Press (AP) (info@ap.org). Michael Snow 04:33, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • BBC. Jo Twist. Angela 03:52, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Boston Metro (170K) : editorial@ +sj+
  • Christian Science Monitor (70k), www.csmonitor.com | Net/new tech: Greg M Lamb (Boston). All-CSM mail: jostynj@ [ph] +sj+
  • NYT (1M):
  • Steve Lohr, writes 60% about MS, social impact of software trends & analysis [em] +sj+
  • John Markoff, Silicon Valley Tech Beat - Joi 00:16, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Tom Redburn, CyberTimes (w/ a wkly education column) [em] +sj+
  • Press Association (copy@pa.press.net). Angela 01:02, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Reuters: Eric Auchard Global Tech Correspondent - Joi 00:25, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • RTÉ News (news at rte dot ie) Ropers 03:48, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Philly Inq (0.8M) : Tech Life (John Fried) — contact info?
  • United Press International (UPI) (pressreleases@upi.com). Angela 01:02, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • USA Today (2M): Life editor : Susan Weiss. — Any contact info?
  • World News, editor@wn.com. Angela 01:02, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • WSJ (2M): Kara Swisher (has written about Wikipedia) - Joi 02:27, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Web news sites[edit]

Major news sites[edit]

  • Ars technica (news at sitename dot com) 217.9.26.105 04:39, 21 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Slashdot - +sj+ I know WPans have connexns there; you might also ping them personally about it.
you should just submit an article on the site. I would do it but I forgot my password... Joi 03:26, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
I did, but they don't always accept submissions... +sj+
sent Ryo 13:42, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC) (may be rejected, of course) was rejected Ryo 14:34, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Bloggers[edit]

  • instapundit - jwales
  • volokh c - jwales
  • joi ito [1] - Joi 00:29, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • dwiner - +sj+
  • Boing Boing[2]: Xeni/Cory - Joi 00:29, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Buzzmachine: Jeff Jarvis - Joi 00:43, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • shirky - +sj+
  • Ross Mayfield[3] - Joi 00:50, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Metafilter: Matt Haughey - Joi 02:39, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Smart Mobs[4]: Howard Rheingold - Joi 02:42, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Dan Gillmor [5] - Joi 15:36, 21 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Other online entities[edit]

Mailing Lists

  • Dave Farber's IP - Joi 00:49, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Declan - Joi 00:49, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

IRC channels

  • #joiito on freenode.net - Joi 00:44, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Wikis

  • WardCunningham - +sj+

Local Newspapers[edit]

US Newspapers by state[edit]

Unknown Location

  • Rachel Zuckerman (Jewish Exponent) -jimbo
  • Ben Westhoff (Riverfront Times) -jimbo

CA

  • Mercury News : Dan Gillmor - Joi 00:15, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, California, United States, penews@pe.com : Slowking Man 23:24, Sep 20, 2004 (UTC)

CT

  • Hartford Courant : c goldberg (books) +sj+
  • NHaven Register : news@ +sj+
  • The News-Times : M Langlois +sj+

DC

  • The Washington Post : Jonathan Krim, Technology Policy Writer - Joi 00:22, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

KS

  • The Wichita Eagle : wenews@wichitaeagle.com Guanaco 01:57, 21 Sep 2004 (UTC)

MA

  • Union News/Sunday republican : news@ +sj+
  • Boston Globe : J. Sch. (Ideas Sunday ed) [ph] +sj+
    Hiawatha Bray (Boston Globe) - jimbo
  • Boston Herald : newstips +sj+
  • news@capecodonline.com +sj+
  • news@eagletribune.com +sj+
  • New Bedford Std Times : newsroom@s-t.com (lib'n, gail couture) +sj+
  • Patriot Ledger : newsroom@ledger.com (lib'n, linda chapman) +sj+

ME

  • Ptlnd Press Herald : herald@ +sj+

NH

  • Providence Journal : mail@projo.com Mich'l Cochran (tech & dev)
  • Burl Free Press : A. Soga (biz/tech) [ph] +sj+

TX

  • Doug Bedell (a Dallas newspaper) -jimbo

WA

  • Todd Bishop (seattle post intelligencer) - jimbo

UK Newspapers[edit]

  • Guardian online (online.feedback@guardian.co.uk) and (newsroom@guardian.co.uk).
  • The Independent (newseditor@independent.co.uk).
  • The Times (home.news@thetimes.co.uk).
  • Times Education Supplement http://www.tes.co.uk/site_information/contact_us.asp
  • Evening Standard (editor@thisislondon.co.uk).
  • Daily Express (news.desk@express.co.uk).
  • South London Press (enquiries@slp.co.uk).
  • Daily Mirror (mirrornews@mgn.co.uk and iblog@mirror.co.uk - net news).
  • The Sun (news@the-sun.co.uk).
  • Times Higher Education Supplement (l.elliotmajor@thes.co.uk).
  • The Scotsman (enquiries@scotsman.com).
  • International Herald Tribune (iht@iht.com).
  • Daily Record (reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk).
  • The Inquirer (press.releases@theinquirer.net). (Published at [6] by Nick Farrell on Monday 20 September 2004, 10:04)
  • Wales on Sunday (wosmail@wme.co.uk).
  • Birmingham News (birmingham_news@mrn.co.uk)
  • Birmingham Evening Mail (eveningmail@mrn.co.uk)
  • Belfast Telegraph (editor@belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
  • Belfast News Letter (editor@newsletter.co.uk)
  • Edinburgh Evening News (newsEN@scotsman.com)
  • Scottish Daily Express (scot.news@express.co.uk)
  • Scottish Sunday Express (scotsunday@express.co.uk)
  • The Guardian Weekly (weekly@guardian.co.uk)
  • Sunday Independent (newsdesk@sundayindependent.co.uk)
  • Jewish Telegraph (mail@jewishtelegraph.com)
  • Metro (Yorkshire) (listings@metroyorkshire.co.uk)
  • Metro (London) (editorial@londonmetro.co.uk)
  • Metro (Scotland) (editorial@metroscot.co.uk)
  • Metro (North West) (editorial@metronorthwest.co.uk)
  • Metro (North East) (editorial@metronortheast.co.uk)
  • Sunday Mail (online@sundaymail.co.uk)
  • The Mail on Sunday (letters@mailonsunday.co.uk)
  • The Muslim News (info@muslimnews.co.uk)
  • Sunday Post (mail@sundaypost.com)
  • Scottish Catholic Observer (editorial@scottishcatholicobserver.com)
  • The Sunday Times Scotland (scotland@sunday-times.co.uk)
  • Ulster Gazette (ulster.gazette@ulsternet-ni.co.uk)

(above list sent by Angela) 03:47, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

  • The Telegraph (liz.lightfoot@telegraph.co.uk) 217.204.254.211 13:23, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Other Countries[edit]

PRC?

  • James Nicholson (China Tech News) - jimbo

Brasil

  • Vivian Rangel (Jornal do Brasil) - jimbo

Ireland

  • The Irish Times, Ireland, (news at irish-times d0t com) : Done Ludraman 18:15, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • The Irish Independant, Ireland, (independant.letters AT unison.independant d0t ie : Done Ludraman 18:34, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • The Irish Examiner, Ireland, (tcmtext AT tcm d0t ie [their press release address]) : Done Ludraman 18:34, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Romania

  • Petrina Calabalic (Banateanul) - jimbo

Taiwan

College Papers[edit]

  • UTexas :
  • MIT :
  • Yale : news@? yaledailynews.com
  • Harvard : harvardcrimson.com
  • Stanford :
  • UMichigan :

Radio[edit]

  • Austrian radio | Sonja bettel - jimbo
  • NPR
    living on earth, all things considered [em] - +sj+

Freelance, other[edit]

  • Sam Williams (various publications)
  • Lisa.Baertlein@reuters.com (Reuters)

Magazines[edit]

These have much longer lead times than the preceeding; expect reports in these beasts to come out over the next two months.

Major newsmagazines[edit]

  • Newsweek - Steven Levy - jimbo
  • Businessweek - Rob Hof - jimbo
  • The Economist: Bill Emmott, Editor-in-Chief - Joi 00:34, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • New Scientist (news@newscientist.com). Angela 01:03, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Fortune Magazine: David Kirkpatrick - Joi 02:30, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Tech magazines[edit]

  • c't - Torsten Kleinz - jimbo
  • MIT Tech Review: alyssa danigelis [em] +sj+
  • WIRED: Chris Anderson, Editor in Chief - Joi 00:19, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Wired News: Xeni Jardin - Joi 02:41, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Cyberskeptics guide to internet research : www.bibliodata.com
    781-444-1154, 10x/yr (ph only; Monday morning) +sj+
  • Econtent(60d) : econtentmag.com Mid-to-sr execs investing in strategic issues in content creation/acquisition/organiz'n and distribution. b2b/b2c/within own orgs. A focus on time managemt, budget adherence; includes profiles/features on people, trends.
    Michelle Manafy : ("Edit This" column) [em] +sj+
  • California computer news(35d|?) : ccnmag.com [ph]
    broad apps for computers in biz/ed/gov. focus on CA, the Net.
    press releases : [em] | Ed-Ch : C Miller [em] +sj+
  • Computer (30-50/90d|?) : www.computer.org
    Sumi Helal, Florida [em,ph] +sj+
  • Computerworld(?|?) : cw.com Framingham, MA
    Michael gartenberg (mindspring)[em] : monthly opinions column, blogs, OS, etc.
  • Information Today(?|?) : infotoday.com (online too)
    Paula Hane - advance notice of key annoucements. include press releases in email.
    research info, digi libs and services, KM. [em, ph] +sj+
  • InformationWeek (14d|400k) :
    Tony Kontzer. Collab tools, CM, KM, groupware, impact on employee and partner-collab strategies. contact via email, any morning of the week. emerging tech. [em] +sj+
  • Smart Computing(14d) : editor@ fundmentals, non-tech audience.
    Kylee Dickey -- software beats, incl encyclo/ref. Very Nice. [em] +sj+
  • PC Magazine : John Dvorak - Joi 00:17, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • .net magazine (paul.douglas@futurenet.co.uk - the editor). Angela 02:05, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Internetworks magazine (lisa.jones@iwks.com). Angela 02:05, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Internet and Broadband Advisor magazine (graham.barlow@futurenet.co.uk). Angela 02:05, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • PC Plus Magazine (ian.robson@futurenet.co.uk - editor). Angela 02:05, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Micromart magazine (editorial@micromart.co.uk). Angela 02:05, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Pc Pro magazine (editor@pcpro.co.uk). Angela 02:05, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Computer Shopper magazine (editor.shopper@dennis.co.uk). Angela 02:05, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)
  • Linux Weekly News (pr@lwn.net). Angela 02:05, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC) (published [7], 20 Sept)
  • Computeractive (news@computeractive.co.uk) 217.204.254.211 12:53, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Education magazines[edit]

  • Computers in the schools(60d). [ph]
    serious disc for educs, admins, c.center directs n special svc providers.
  • Education Digest(60d). eddigest.com. [ph]
    "Caught on the Web" column: Carol Isakson (x207)
    "Education Resources" col: Dudley Barlow (x300)
  • Eschool news(60/120d) eschoolnews.com
    guide to buying/updating classroom tech... (no good)
  • Homeschooling today(180d) editor@
  • Int'l Journ on e-Learning. aace.org
    try pubs@ (joe macdonald?), though "press-releases not accepted".
  • Life learning: lifelearningmagazine.com 800-215-9574
    Wendy Priesnitz [em]
    info on homebased self-directed learning, how kids learn, how adults can help.
  • Scholastic Admninistr@tor Mag(?|100k): Lucille Renwick [em], exec editor.
    helping admins and tech leaders improve mgmt of schools. Effective tech and mgmt strategies. (better to contact after some experience in za? talk to za, hi, fuz?)
  • Sociology of Education : asanet.org/soe (202)383-9005 (by the ASA [american soc. assoc])
    Forum for ed studies and human soc dev, by scholars in all social sciences. articles only.
  • T.H.E. Journal (60d): www.thejournal.com - [em]
    Forum for educators & admins to share exp. using tech to aid instruction and mgmt in class. telecom, software & courseware, etc.
  • Teaching Tolerance(?|600k): teachingtolerance.org Southern Poverty Law Center semi-annual pub (jan/sep)... for jan.
    Tim Walker [em,ph]
    dedicated to providing teach w/ideas, rsrc and strat to promote interracial and intercult harmony in the class and community. no ads :)
  • Technology and Learning(120d) : techlearning.com X-Ed Amy Poftak [em]
    Key tech areas, best web sites. A.Poftak is into emerging tech relevant to K-12.
    please focus on applications specific to that audience.

Language magazines[edit]

  • Language magazine: languagemagazine.com 310-657-7767
    biling ed, esl and foreign-lang teaching, national policy, literaacy,
    curricula/testing, language-travel & training
    Barry Bakin, computers/hi-tech ed : [em]
  • Canadian modern language review : utpjournals.com
    bilingual journal on all aspects of lang learning and skills, psychology, ..
    [em] cmlr, upress.utoronto.ca
  • Multilingual Computing and Technology(42/56d|7k?) : multilingual.com info@
    Donna Parrish donna@ pub,editor. (also material of int to translators, & people who buy/use such tech) send press releases, etc : to info@

UK magazines[edit]

(sent by Angela) 03:59, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

  • Broadband World (feedback@broadbandworldmagazine.co.uk)
  • Connect (connect-mag@futurenet.co.uk)
  • Computing (computing@vnu.co.uk)
  • Internet Works (cavan.scott@futurenet.co.uk)
  • It's on the Net (iotn@splpublishing.co.uk)
  • IT Week (itweek_letters@vnu.co.uk)
  • IT Today (cwnews@rbi.co.uk)
  • LinuxUser and Developer (richard@linuxuser.co.uk)
  • MacUser (editor@macuser.co.uk)
  • Palmtop User (info@palmtop.co.uk)
  • PC Answers (pca.inbox@futurenet.co.uk)
  • Publishing News (rodneyburbeck@publishingnews.co.uk)
  • Reader's Digest (cust_service@readersdigest.co.uk)
  • WebUser (editor@web-user.co.uk) (Published at [8], 20 September)
  • Web Active (web_letters@computeractive.co.uk)
  • Which? (editor@which.co.uk)