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EIN News Launches Crowdfunding News Today
document Crowdfunding

The website (crowdfunding.einnews.com) provides continuous news coverage of crowdfunding: - Crowdfunding Start-Ups News - crowdfunding.einnews.com/news/crowdfunding-start-ups -...

Fiona MaresJun 29, 2012 11:36 pm GMT1050 views
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EIN News Launches Crowdfunding News Today
Tackable Works with San Jose Mercury News on Crowdsourced Photojournalism App
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The app, called Tackable, enables people to share photographs tagged with their location and gives editors a way to solicit photos in connection with news events and assignments.

Archenette EvangelioFeb 15, 2011 03:14 pm GMT1510 views
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Tackable Works with San Jose Mercury News on Crowdsourced Photojournalism App
LinkedIn Today Joins the Media Industry with Crowdsourced News Service
document Distributed Knowledge

Serving nearly 100 million users, LinkedIn is attempting to harness the power of its growing user base to channel their interests, subject areas and needs, resulting in a front page news service...

Adam FrazerMar 12, 2011 09:42 am GMT1473 views
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LinkedIn Today Joins the Media Industry with Crowdsourced News Service
Small World News
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

Small World News focuses on developing the capacity of citizens to engage with the international community in crisis areas and conflict zones. Small World News is about empowering global...

Marco TorquatiMay 29, 2011 08:03 am GMT763 views
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Small World News
TapIn Launches a Mobile Social Network for News
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The “citizen journalism” portion of the app is based around what are called “gigs,” which are requests for information about specific topics or news events. Journalists from the newspapers...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 12, 2011 10:41 pm GMT1315 views
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TapIn Launches a Mobile Social Network for News
The Guardian launches n0tice, an open community news platform
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Guardian's social news platform, nOtice, is free for users (“there’s no cost to browse around, post news or events or even place a small ad. nothing, zero, zilch”) and ad-supported....

Fritz SchaeferOct 26, 2011 10:47 pm GMT1677 views
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The Guardian launches n0tice, an open community news platform
The future of news: crowdsourced and connected
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Investigative journalism is open to being crowdsourced for both funding – through sites such as Spot.us – and for collecting data and reporting. The crowd is also blogging, along with expert...

Adam FrazerNov 28, 2011 11:28 pm GMT1456 views
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The future of news: crowdsourced and connected
Ever Wanted To Help Cover The News? Here's How You Can — In The UK, Anyway
document Distributed Knowledge

What the Guardian's experiment is designed to tap into is "that wisdom-of-crowds thing," London-based national news editor Dan Roberts says. "Good ideas bubble up that...

Claire MackayDec 11, 2011 11:38 am GMT693 views
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Ever Wanted To Help Cover The News? Here's How You Can — In The UK, Anyway
Crowdsourced News Platform NewsiT Raises $500K
document Distributed Knowledge

NewsiT harnesses the power of the ‘crowd’ to create, collaborate and share news and information on smart-phones, the web and tablets. Anyone can join assignments based on common interests and...

Benjamin FosselMar 09, 2012 03:47 am GMT1171 views
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Crowdsourced News Platform NewsiT Raises $500K
The future of news: Mobile, video, data — and crowdsourced
document Distributed Knowledge

Two of the Knight News Challenge winners focus specifically on video: *Watchup –- Founded by Adriano Farano,a former Knight Fellow at Stanford University and founder of a European “crowdsourced...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 18, 2012 11:11 pm GMT654 views
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The future of news: Mobile, video, data — and crowdsourced
The Colorado shooting and the crowdsourced future of news
document Distributed Knowledge

The other phenomenon is the crowdsourcing of information gathering that occurred with the Colorado timeline, something that wouldn’t be possible without the community-based approach that Reddit...

Fritz SchaeferJul 21, 2012 01:20 am GMT1208 views
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The Colorado shooting and the crowdsourced future of news
Crowdsourcing Breaking News from Social Media
document Distributed Knowledge

Our team is not just looking at traditional news sources, but updates from observers at the scene who are snapping photos with their phones and sending them out on Twitter. And we’re not only...

Benjamin FosselDec 02, 2010 10:53 am GMT4851 views
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Crowdsourcing Breaking News from Social Media
New Project Makes News Gathering in the Arab World Take a New Turn
document Distributed Knowledge

“Alive.in” is a project launched by international news startup Small World News. The startup’s team is using a group of Arabic translators to crowdsource the translation of the real-time messages...

Fiona MaresMar 06, 2011 02:39 am GMT1880 views
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New Project Makes News Gathering in the Arab World Take a New Turn
Wisdom of the (developer) crowd: Key lessons from news organizations using open APIs to ramp up R&D
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Open APIs alone aren’t the solution to the news industry’s R&D problem, nor will they somehow “fix” a broken business model. However, the open API phenomenon is an important step toward a form...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 06, 2011 01:03 am GMT1318 views
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Wisdom of the (developer) crowd: Key lessons from news organizations using open APIs to ramp up R&D
Losing value in the 'process'
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

News organisations need to be more digitally engaged with their audiences ... but where is the economic value? Online organisations will soon realise there is little money to be made in...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 20, 2011 12:39 pm GMT1132 views
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Losing value in the 'process'
It's Time to Crowdsource the News Corp. Investigation
document Distributed Knowledge

This kind of distributed reporting has taken the world of British journalism by storm lately, and The Guardian has lead the charge. A primary example is The Guardian's "Investigate your...

Fritz SchaeferJul 18, 2011 01:01 am GMT1634 views
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It's Time to Crowdsource the News Corp. Investigation
‘Where were you?’ News outlets crowdsource their 9/11 coverage
document Distributed Knowledge

From the Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C. to the Bulletin of South Washington County, Minn., news organizations nationwide are asking readers to share their memories of that day, when...

Sebastian BlancaSep 07, 2011 10:04 am GMT1156 views
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‘Where were you?’ News outlets crowdsource their 9/11 coverage
The Socialistic Interview: Meporter’s Andy Leff on Crowdsourcing the News
document Distributed Knowledge

They’re working with companies out there that are sponsoring badges to get people to write on local news that’s happening in their areas. They’re trying to become an official place for people to...

Jason RobbinsOct 10, 2011 09:39 pm GMT7593 views
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The Socialistic Interview: Meporter’s Andy Leff on Crowdsourcing the News
Occupy Fox News: Protesters' Ad To Air On 'The O'Reilly Factor' (VIDEO)
document Distributed Knowledge

The first big Occupy Wall Street ad buy came thanks to 168 people donating money online through a crowd-sourcing website called Loudsauce, which facilitates small donations of less than $100. Two...

Archenette EvangelioNov 18, 2011 07:46 am GMT938 views
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Occupy Fox News: Protesters' Ad To Air On 'The O'Reilly Factor' (VIDEO)
Clipsource: Online Marketplace For News Videos
document Crowdfunding

Clipsource received roughly 430 000 EUR (4 million SEK) of funding from Almi Invest and a group of angel investors this past August. The company will use these funds to further develop the...

Claire MackayNov 29, 2011 01:41 pm GMT1219 views
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Clipsource: Online Marketplace For News Videos
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