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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 GMT1386 views
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TapIn Launches a Mobile Social Network for News
EIN News Launches Crowdfunding News Today
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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 GMT1109 views
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EIN News Launches Crowdfunding News Today
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 GMT1298 views
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The Colorado shooting and the crowdsourced future of news
Crowdsourcing Breaking News from Social Media
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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 GMT6026 views
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Crowdsourcing Breaking News from Social Media
Tackable Works with San Jose Mercury News on Crowdsourced Photojournalism App
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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 GMT1572 views
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Tackable Works with San Jose Mercury News on Crowdsourced Photojournalism App
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 GMT1965 views
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New Project Makes News Gathering in the Arab World Take a New Turn
LinkedIn Today Joins the Media Industry with Crowdsourced News Service
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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 GMT1535 views
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LinkedIn Today Joins the Media Industry with Crowdsourced News Service
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 GMT1392 views
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Wisdom of the (developer) crowd: Key lessons from news organizations using open APIs to ramp up R&D
Small World News
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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 GMT821 views
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Small World News
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 GMT1716 views
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It's Time to Crowdsource the News Corp. Investigation
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 GMT7840 views
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The Socialistic Interview: Meporter’s Andy Leff on Crowdsourcing the News
The Guardian launches n0tice, an open community news platform
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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 GMT2163 views
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The Guardian launches n0tice, an open community news platform
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 GMT1001 views
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Occupy Fox News: Protesters' Ad To Air On 'The O'Reilly Factor' (VIDEO)
The future of news: crowdsourced and connected
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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 GMT1520 views
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The future of news: crowdsourced and connected
Clipsource: Online Marketplace For News Videos
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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 GMT1292 views
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Clipsource: Online Marketplace For News Videos
Ever Wanted To Help Cover The News? Here's How You Can — In The UK, Anyway
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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 GMT754 views
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Ever Wanted To Help Cover The News? Here's How You Can — In The UK, Anyway
Demotix
site Crowd Creativity / Photography

Demotix is a multi-award-winning picture and video newswire, with the news supplied by you. We are a community of over 25,000 users and 4,500 active photo and video journalists in every corner...

Tom BarfieldFeb 23, 2012 02:35 pm GMT1282 views
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Demotix
Crowdsourced News Platform NewsiT Raises $500K
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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 GMT1243 views
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Crowdsourced News Platform NewsiT Raises $500K
Research: disengaging from the news and hyperlocal engagement
document Distributed Knowledge

People who live in areas branded as ‘problem communities’ by the media feel disengaged with the news – but hyperlocal citizen journalism offers an opportunity to re-engage citizens. These are the...

Fritz SchaeferApr 07, 2012 08:39 pm GMT1772 views
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Research: disengaging from the news and hyperlocal engagement
The future of news: Mobile, video, data — and crowdsourced
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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 GMT731 views
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The future of news: Mobile, video, data — and crowdsourced
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