WMF executive director Sue Gardner interviewed by The Telegraph in Sydney, Australia. Read it at http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/breaking-news/data-plans-unnerving-wikipedia-boss/story-e6freuz0-1226576326861
Highlights from January 2013, including individual grants, a data center migration, and the launch of Wikivoyage, was published at http://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/02/17/wikimedia-highlights-january-2013/
The Wikimedia Foundation has called their lawsuit against Internet Brands a ‘victory for Wikivoyage and free knowledge” over the ability to fork Wikitravel. The Signpost has in-depth coverage at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2013-02-18/News_and_notesWikimedia is looking for a new member of the Board of Trustees to fill the appointed seat vacated by Matt Halprin. The search is being conducted by an outside agency.
The 2012 Picture of the Year was announced after 3990 votes in Round 2. View all the results at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2012/ResultsWikimedian Quote
“Wikipedia’s world is a beautiful world. You can see all cultures of the world through the window of a language that you know.” – Doaa Seif of Egypt