Top Ten Citizen Journalism Sites

The Top Ten news sites that allow citizens to write and/or refer their own news and opinions.

The Top Ten

1 The Third Report

The site is a hybrid of news aggregation and original content that allows you to write your own news and opinion, or refer stories of interest.

Citizen Journalism reviving the tradition of the Third Man

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2 CNN iReport

I want a website where I can share my knowledge and take knowledge. Because I want editing job.

IReport invites you to share your story with CNN, and quite possibly the world

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3 Global Voices Online

The world is talking, are you listening?

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5 Global Reporter

Tell the world what is happening in your community

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6 Tingout is a platform for citizen journalism where you can easily read and submit news from around the world. It hosts news from users like you and from the major newspaper publishers. But if an official version does not convince you, you can launch a challenge and tell your truth.

The challenge opportunity is a great idea!

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8 Newzulu

Get paid for making your own video news!

9 360 News

Citizen Journalism for the mobile internet age

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10 NoozDesk

This pages seems to be very easy to use and transparent. I am just beginning to try out the page so I am not sure how well it works. Compared to the other sites, NoozDesk should rank in the top five.

For the new generation of citizen journalists

I like NoozDesk because it's the only site that gives it's CJs all these: payments, CJ support, allows you to retain copyright ownership and has a message/chat facility that allows citizen journalists to network across the world.

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The Contenders

11 Wikinews

The free news source you can write


Demotico is a platform for citizen and professional journalists. Simple markdown editor for the writers and powerful search and follow features for the readers.Everybody can start collecting tips with just a few clicks. The site has simple and clean look.

13 Merinews
14 Citizenside
15 Giornalettismo
16 one:convo is the new source for citizen journalism


This is an excellent venue for posting op-eds, news, poetry, and debating topics. It's fun and easy to use.

It is good site for publish news and article;

18 The Daily Scholar

I love this site! It is very aesthetically pleasing and easy to use. The content on the site is also very original and read-worthy.

Very cool site with great content.

19 Blasting News

The site has had very good reviews from those using it. accepts all types of news from local news to world news and opinions. You can also easily check how many times your contributions have been read.

21 Editoriale Italiano
22 Neembus News
23 youPress

News aggregation as well as a place for people to form communities and report as a team

25 Broowaha

Citizen Journalism from United Kingdom, free, indipendent. It supports freedom of press and of expression, youman rights.

27 YouthKiAwaaz

Real Community Journalism site

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Top Remixes

1. The Third Report
2. CNN iReport
3. Global Voices Online
1. The Third Report
2. CNN iReport
3. Global Voices Online


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