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2010-03-11 06:00:00

DENVER, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, has named industry technology leader Jim Davidson as its President. Davidson, who has been consulting with Examiner.com since the summer of 2009, joins the team at its Denver, CO office. Davidson brings nearly 20 years of industry experience to Examiner.com. While serving as the Vice President of Web Services and Publishing for AOL, Davidson developed and drove technology, workflow and process to...

2010-03-02 16:57:00

DENVER, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarity Digital Group LLC, the parent company of Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, and NowPublic.com, has hired Deborah Shinbein to serve as Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel. Shinbein has worked for the Disney Interactive Media Group as an attorney and director of business development, focusing on broadband content licensing deals and other strategic alliances for websites including Disney.com, ABCNews.com,...

2010-02-01 12:58:00

DENVER, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to experience rapid growth at a historical pace, Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, is within days of hitting the 30,000 Examiner mark. This latest news comes after Examiner.com's acquisition in October, 2009 of NowPublic and the hyperlocal site's addition of its 500th Examiner in Canada. "We have the reach, and now we are working on the depth," said Rick Blair, CEO of Examiner.com. "In less than two years, Examiner.com has...

2009-12-16 11:43:00

DENVER, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, has appointed Rick Blair its CEO, as well as CEO of Clarity Digital Group. Blair has been the interim CEO of Examiner.com since March of this year. Clarity Digital Group oversees both Examiner.com and NowPublic, the largest participatory news network in the world. Blair will focus much of his attention on combining the assets and operations of Examiner.com and NowPublic, which Examiner.com acquired in...

2009-10-21 09:06:00

DENVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, announced its CTO Michael Meyers has been selected to participate on a panel at MediaBistro.com's UGCX (User Generated Content) conference. Event attendees will hear the success stories behind companies who have maximized user-generated content and the importance of building a robust community management strategy in this hyper-connected world. UGCX will take place on October 20 and 21, 2009 at the...

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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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