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2013-09-25 23:33:45

Newzulu launches International Citizen Journalism Awards New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Newzulu, Inc. (http://www.newzulu.com) today announced it has launched the 2013 Newzulu International Reporter Awards, providing cash prizes for international citizen journalism contributions. Citizen journalist contributions are also distributed through the Newzulu web and mobile platforms to broadcasters and publishers worldwide. The Newzulu Awards offer US$5000 in cash prizes to citizen...

2013-09-21 23:03:43

Newzulu.com.au Australia Reporter Awards offer $5000 in cash prizes to citizen journalists. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Newzulu.com.au launches Australian citizen journalism awards. Newzulu Australia Reporter Awards offer $5000 in cash prizes to citizen journalists. Newzulu Australia announced it has launched the first Australian citizen journalism awards, offering $5000 in cash prizes to citizen reporters submitting photos, videos and articles in the Breaking News,...

2013-08-20 23:21:48

ProPublica hires Nicole Collins Bronzan to lead its communications department. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 ProPublica announced today that Nicole Collins Bronzan has been appointed as ProPublica’s new Director of Communications, reporting to President Richard Tofel. Collins Bronzan will take charge of promoting the Pulitzer Prize-winning newsroom’s investigations and ensuring they reach the communities where they will have impact. Collins Bronzan comes to ProPublica after...

2013-08-12 23:04:32

David Epstein, Nina Martin and Megan McCloskey join its newsroom. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 ProPublica announced today that three reporters will be joining its newsroom: David Epstein, Nina Martin and Megan McCloskey. Epstein will focus on environment and energy, as well as stories that tap into his deep expertise in sports and sports science. Martin will write about sex and gender issues. And McCloskey will cover the military and the Department of Defense. David Epstein comes...

2013-08-08 23:17:00

Silicon Valley company seeks funding through Indiegogo to create the only newspapers that can be listened to like an audiobook--and read like an ordinary paper--on mobile devices. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Mountain View startup, Audiovisual News Angel, Inc., is launching a fundraising campaign to finish building its 21st Century digital newsstand that transforms traditional newspapers into SmartNewspapers for people who are always on the go. SmartNewspapers are...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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