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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 GMT2088 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 GMT1426 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 GMT1700 views
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The Colorado shooting and the crowdsourced future of news
Latest Ebola Crisis News Breaking on SERMO, the Number One Physician Social Network
document Distributed Knowledge

"On SERMO, information is being shared by physicians across the globe at an unprecedented rate, from the front lines of clinics in Liberia to experts in the US," said Peter Kirk, CEO of...

Rebecca GutierrezAug 09, 2014 04:19 am GMT1208 views
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Latest Ebola Crisis News Breaking on SERMO, the Number One Physician Social Network
Blasting News Reaches Over 20 Million People Globally
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Blasting News is not a traditional media organisation, but a technological institution which fuses technology with crowdsourcing to create a unique global magazine and to give access to what people...

Samuel BennettJun 05, 2015 07:42 am GMT854 views
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Blasting News Reaches Over 20 Million People Globally
Online News Association Launches Free Build Your Own Ethics Code at 2015 Conference
document Tools

The Online News Association launched a fully crowdsourced tool that allows journalists to easily customize and publish a digital ethics code.The user-friendly tool, the product of two years of...

Adam FrazerSep 27, 2015 12:28 pm GMT744 views
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Online News Association Launches Free Build Your Own Ethics Code at 2015 Conference
We're going to publicise human rights abuses around the world - The News Hub partners with Movements.org
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

We are delighted to announce a partnership with Movements, a crowdsourcing platform which connects human rights activists to organisations and individuals with the resources and/or expertise to...

Jayne AnnMar 19, 2016 10:40 am GMT957 views
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We're going to publicise human rights abuses around the world - The News Hub partners with Movements.org
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 GMT7812 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 GMT1844 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 GMT2293 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 GMT1764 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 GMT1812 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 GMT1142 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 GMT2045 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 GMT8360 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 GMT3786 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 GMT1268 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 GMT1759 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 GMT1591 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 GMT957 views
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Ever Wanted To Help Cover The News? Here's How You Can — In The UK, Anyway
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