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2009-09-02 10:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com (www.examiner.com), the insider source for everything local, has acquired Vancouver-based NowPublic (www.nowpublic.com), a pioneer in user-generated content and the largest participatory news network in the world. Examiner.com, whose audience has grown more than 200 percent since the beginning of the year and now has more than 15,000 Examiners (Examiner.com's expert writers) in 109 U.S. cities, is the industry leader in creating local...

2008-12-15 23:01:00

From Mumbai to the US Presidential Race, Crowd-Powered Media Comes of Age in 2008 VANCOUVER, British Columbia and NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NowPublic (http://www.nowpublic.com/), the world's largest participatory news network, today unveiled "2008: A Year in User-Generated News," its identification of 2008's 10 most important moments in crowd-powered media (http://my.nowpublic.com/tech-biz/2008-year-user-generated-news). "2008: A Year in User-Generated News" serves as a snapshot and...

2008-06-16 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NowPublic.com (http://www.nowpublic.com/), the world's largest participatory news network, today announced the launch of three new features that raise the bar for trust and credibility in a crowd-powered media platform and community. These features include a member ranking system, a presence stream and a news dashboard. NowPublic was founded to empower the average citizen to capture and chronicle the news around him/her. It has...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.