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2010-12-30 07:37:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When Janet M. Morgan became president of CSRwire, it wasn't only to help grow the business. She saw the company's potential to showcase how organizations can work together to move away from single bottom line capitalism. "Business is a powerful lever for change," says Morgan. "At CSRwire, I see the opportunity for companies, non-profits, NGOs, governments and educational institutions to communicate authentically with the world. CSRwire has a...

2010-12-29 06:15:00

DENVER, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a remarkable year of growth, accolades and milestones, Examiner.com, the insider source for local, closes out 2010 setting a record for its highest number of monthly unique visitors to date with 22.4 million in November. The site also added its one-millionth article of the year in December, increasing its archive to a staggering 1.8 million pieces of original content. Just over two and a half years old, they also set a record for total page views...

2010-12-13 09:33:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Journalist, author, and entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will be the special guest at LitWorld's Harlem Girls' Club Celebration, located at the Polo Grounds, 2965 8th Ave., at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14. Ms. Huffington will be offering the girls her own story of success through literacy and will be speaking about the impact of words on her career and experience as a woman. The girls will...

2010-11-29 12:46:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading technology blog TechCrunch and venture capital firms Founders Fund and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), announced the 2010 TechFellow Awards, an annual program honoring technology innovators for achievement and excellence in high-tech entrepreneurship. The awards recognize individuals who have played a critical role in developing breakthrough products and services, with honorees selected in each of five categories: Engineering...

2010-11-05 00:00:40

In an increasingly fragmented internet landscape, Tech Limelight aims to create a community maintained, singular resource that aggregates information and trends in the consumer technology industry. Combining features from established social media websites like Digg, Wikipedia, Twitter, and Facebook with a robust rating system empowers Tech Limelight users with new and powerful ways to discover and stay up to date on consumer technology topics and trends. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 3, 2010...

2010-10-28 11:49:00

DENVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the insider source for local, has brewed up some of the best Halloween content on the web from its 60,000-plus contributors. From where to find a haunted house, to Halloween safety, or how to avoid a zombie attack, Examiner.com has spooky coverage across all 234 of its US markets. "Examiners are always a great source for local information, but around Halloween their content really gets entertaining," said Suzie Austin, SVP of Examiner.com....

2010-10-25 08:38:00

DENVER, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the fastest growing local content network in the nation, today was recognized with a Standard of Excellence Award from the New Media Institute, in the 'Community' category. Winners were selected based on best practices regarding use of new media to service and communicate with target audiences. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/LA87681LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101025/LA87681LOGO) "We are happy to be...

2010-10-04 13:16:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Huffington Post ("HuffPost") a leading social news and opinion site, today announces the launch of "HuffPost Education," a new education section inspired by the issues raised in WAITING FOR "SUPERMAN," the documentary by Academy Award®-winning director Davis Guggenheim. HuffPost Education serves as a one-stop-shop education "hub," featuring up-to-the-minute news and features, blog posts, video, and community engagement around...

2010-08-17 08:05:00

DENVER, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the insider source for local, launched its upgraded site this week, unveiling innovative technology and an enhanced user experience for the nation's leading media network. "This upgraded site represents the future of user-focused online content," said Jim Davidson, president of Examiner.com. "As we continue to set ourselves apart from other content sites, our offering of high quality local content is now amplified by this new platform."...

2010-08-17 08:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the fastest growing local content network in the nation, marked a momentous milestone by celebrating three things: the addition of its 50,000th Examiner, one million daily unique visitors and the roll out of the new Examiner.com site. With passionate contributors and avid consumers, Examiner.com, which provides locally-relevant, high quality information, has successfully grown across 240 north American markets in less than two years since the...

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2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

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