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Top : News : Media Industry : Participatory (40 web sites)
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BMark.it
Register to vote and discuss items listed in news directory.
http://www.bmark.it/

Babblestorm
People in the UK sharing items of interest to discuss and rank the latest news items. Create a profile and submit content.
http://www.babblestorm.co.uk/

Backfence.com
Citizen journalism site for posting news, information and events. Currently covering California, Illinois, Maryland and Virginia.
http://www.backfence.com/

Barefoot Workshops
Details about a not-for-profit body offering workshops in documentary film making. Project list and gallery showcases the use of participatory video in the developing world to address issues such as HIV/AIDS, displacement, natural disaster, and youth empowerment.
http://www.barefootworkshops.org/

BrooWaha
Project enabling people to write about news events in their U.S. city. Contributors' input ranked according to popularity.
http://www.broowaha.com/

CNN: I-Reports
Accepts video, photos and audio from a computer or cell phone. A compilation of news items submitted by citizen journalism.
http://ireport.cnn.com/

Coastsider
News and information covering the San Mateo county communities. Open for readers to post stories, add to the conversation, or ask a question.
http://coastsider.com/

Global Voices
A focal point for citizens’ media. Providing training, online tutorials, and free open-source tools for people around the world to use safely to express themselves. Offers weblog, wiki, and aggregator of international weblogs.
https://globalvoices.org/

Hypergene MediaBlog
Dealing with participatory journalism, and how audiences shape tomorrow's news. Written by media design consultants Chris Willis and Shayne Bowman.
http://www.hypergene.net/blog/weblog.php

MeriNews
Platform where citizens can share news and debate general issues. Content tends to focus on events in India.
http://www.merinews.com/

MeriNews
Find feature news content from a citizen journalist site with a focus on India.
http://www.merinews.com/rss.jsp

Muncie Free Press
Publishing citizen and volunteer submitted journalism for East Central Indiana. Includes user guide, blogs, frequently asked questions, and contact form.
http://www.munciefreepress.com/

Newsvine
Register to add a news story, comment or write a column. Open source, community news service, which lets members customize the news viewed.
http://www.newsvine.com/

OhmyNews International
Online newspaper with the motto "every citizen is a reporter". The majority of articles are written by freelance contributors.
http://english.ohmynews.com/

Publish A Letter .com
Send letters to the editor of any English language newspaper in the world. In case the letter is not printed, post the letter also on this site.
http://publishaletter.com/

Sportingo
Register and write articles on any sports-related event. Vote, discuss and set the forum's agenda.
http://www.sportingo.com/

Universal Hub
Group of bloggers in Boston write about community news and information.
http://www.universalhub.com/

WickedLocal
That’s “wicked” as in “very” – not “witch.” Provides tools for New England communities to write stories, join forums, post events, upload videos and publish pictures.
http://wickedlocal.com/

Wikinews:Wikinews needs you!
Explains the basics of writing articles for the Wikinews community, how to edit a page, plus links to the newsroom and tips on how to ask for help.
http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:Wikinews_needs_you!

WinnipegFIRST
Grassroots local news site covering community events in Winnipeg, Canada. Contribute, comment and blog.
http://www.winnipegfirst.ca/

Your Hub
Community site to share stories and photos, events, weblog items and classifieds among USA-based neighborhoods.
http://www.denverpost.com/news/yourhub/

freshare
Resource for news, information, pictures and events relevant to the Ozarks, Missouri.
http://www.freshare.net/

iBrattleboro
Alternative information source and community forum for Brattleboro, VT.
http://www.ibrattleboro.com/

mixeye
A platform for public journalism. Submit insights and opinions, news and events.
http://www.mixeye.com/