One citizen journalism news site buys another for an undisclosed sum, as the congested "hyperlocal" space starts to consolidate.
New features in the community journalism project will include analytics to find reporters on scene at current events.
"Citizen journalism" hub NowPublic has raised $10.6 million dollars in venture capital following the $1.4 million last year in angel funding, reports VentureBeat.
A review of the newly funded citizen journalism site.
Auto-feed tweet distributed by Guy Kawasaki's Twitter account sends people to a link that installs a Trojan.
A year and a half after launching its "iReport" initiative for user-submitted news, MediaWeek reports that CNN plans to turn it into a full-fledged site.
Service adds easy way to embed streams from uStream, Qik, Mogulus.
Start-up claims to be the first global news site with unedited user content that weaves traditional news, blogs, and video from anyone who wants to share their voice.
Chronicling a whole week's worth of social media headlines.
Online media execs consider blogs, podcasts, and sites like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter the "wild card" in this fall's presidential election.