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Citizen Journalism

Murdoch Pay-For-Content Strategy A Dud

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Francis

Murdoch and others are the King Canutes of the business world, trying to hold back the tides.

Matthew Palevsky

"Obama The Anus Of America": Conservatives Riled Up By Health Care Reform Gather Along Bus Tour (PHOTOS) | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two "Hands Off My Health Care" buses have been making their way across the country as the central organizational tools for the conservative group Amer...

Conflicting Reports on Pakistan and Quality Reporting

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Palevsky

Thanks to over a hundred Eyes & Ears investigators who signed up through News Trust, we have highlighted some great journalism on the situation in Pakistan.

Help Us Do Stimulus Spot Checks

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We at ProPublica have designed a public reporting assignment to gauge the stimulus' progress to date. It is an ambitious -- but doable -- undertaking.

The People's Revolution: My Experience in Citizen Surgery

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

"I would trust citizen journalism as much as I would trust citizen surgery." - Morley Safer, in a speech after receiving the Fred Friendly first amendment award from Quinnipiac University

Katie Couric, Tavis Smiley, Bob Woodward, Nicholas Kristof, and I Hit YouTube with Pointers for Citizen Journalists

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Citizen journalism is rapidly emerging as an invaluable part of delivering the news. That's why I was delighted to accept YouTube's invitation to do a video offering my take on citizen journalism for the site's new Reporters' Center. READ MORE London Diary: Gordon Brown's Obsessions, The Loyal Opposition's Cuddly Karl Rove, Bad Germs, and the Most Unusual Royal Honeymoon Ever I just ended three days in London that were like a cram session in British politics -- ranging from a conversation with Gordon Brown to dinner with Frances and George Osborne, the Tories' shadow chancellor. READ MORE Watch: Arianna on BBC's "Newsnight" Discussing How the Iran Uprising Is Impacting Journalism Watch: Arianna on MSNBC's "Morning Meeting" Discussing The Financial Crisis and the Sentencing of Bernie Madoff

Unemployment In New York: Tell Huffington Post And Gotham Gazette Your Stories

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York vertical is kicking off its first citizen journalism project with our news partner Gotham Gazette. Huffington Post New York plans to show...

Watch Your Congressman:
Sign Up for the Health Care Investigative Unit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Health care reform is rapidly moving into the spotlight of news media around the country, and Huffington Post needs your help covering the process thr...


Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Eyes & Ears (E&E) is the Huffington Post's citizen journalism unit -- a community of writers, researchers, and multimedia journalists committed to gen...

Bringing Women's Stories Into The Abortion Debate

Huffington Post | Katie Saddlemire | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Since Dr. George Tiller was killed on Sunday, the abortion debate has returned to the limelight. Pundits and public officials discussed when life r...

Take Me to Your Editor

Peter Y. Sussman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Y. Sussman

Massive, unfiltered exercises in citizen journalism can tilt public understanding as surely as the rush of passengers from one side to the other can threaten the stability of a small boat.

House Passes Significant Credit Card Regulation In Bipartisan Vote

Huffington Post Contributor | Caleb Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roxana Araujo is a financial crimes investigator for Florida's Office of Financial Regulation. It's her job to sniff out unscrupulous lending practic...

House Passes Significant Credit Card Regulation In Bipartisan Vote

Caleb Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caleb Gibson

Roxana Araujo is a financial crimes investigator for Florida's Office of Financial Regulation. It's her job to sniff out unscrupulous lending practic...

Obama's First Hundred Days: HuffPosters Weigh In

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Huffington Post asked readers how Obama's first 100 days in office has affected their lives. Here's what they had to say: Beverly Snipes: The St...

Survey: Obama's 100 Days, Past And Future

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During their first hundred days in office, American presidents are under a constant microscope, often facing some of the most consequential and highly...

Ken Lerer, Huffington Post Co-Founder on the Future of Journalism

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Martha St Jean

Lerer said, "Traditional media outlets could have developed online," but four things came together creating what he termed the "perfect storm."

Extra! Extra! Newspapers Need an Overhaul, Not a "Rescue Plan"

Richard M. Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard M. Benjamin

Any viable rescue plan for newspapers must integrate new media in their operations from bottom up, rather than "tack on" new media as an afterthought to failing operations.

McCain's Hometown Sheriff Ditches McCain For The Colbert Report

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sheriff Joe, who is famous for his reality show, tent-based jails, and large contingent of immigration enforcement officers, says he never intended to appear before McCain and other senators at Monday's hearing.

Giving Away Free Netbooks to Save America's Newsrooms

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

What if newsrooms put their remaining muscle behind a program to provide information to the public and close the digital divide at the same time? That's "social benefit" we can believe in.

Clay Shirky is Right: Newspapers' Death is Journalism's Loss

Tom Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Watson

The Internet has been a destructive force for many business models, but none threatens the basis of the republic as much as the digital knife busily sawing at the fraying Achilles tendon of American newspapers.

Citizen Journalism Publishing Standards

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

All published pieces must meet certain editorial standards. You can help expedite the publishing process by following a few simple guidelines: 1) JU...

Throw Down Against Michael Steele Or Stephen Colbert

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We want to hear you lay down a rap, at least we think we do. "Why," you ask? Well, it all started when Republican National Committee chair Michael S...

Talk To US: How Has The Recession Affected Your Family?

Talk to US | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Talk to US

The financial crisis has had a profound effect on communities around the world. The International Labor Organization says worldwide job losses could r...

HuffPosters: Have You Traded Life Insurance For Mortgage Payments? Share Your Stories

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The economic crisis has forced Americans to make decisions they never expected to make. In an effort to keep up with his rising mortgage payments, on...

HuffPost Readers Pay It Forward: A Round-Up Of Random Acts Of Kindness

The Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Earlier last week, and inspired by heart-warming stories of charity from around the country, we asked our readers to submit their own random acts of k...