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Citizen Journalism

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...

HuffPost Readers: Share Your Random Acts Of Kindness!

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

Have you been the Good Samaritan to your neighbor's bad luck? Or have you been the recipient of someone else's goodwill? We want your stories.

Do User-Generated Review Sites Sites do More Harm Than Good?

Pauline Millard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Pauline Millard

I would worry about what these sites said about me and how they were monitored. Users post anonymously, and there are no checks and balances to investigate if any of the claims are valid.

A Bold, Old Idea for Saving Journalism

Walter Isaacson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Walter Isaacson

I hope that 2009 will be the year when creators of valuable content start charging and readers begin paying for the journalism they want.

How the Huffington Post Helped Save a Life

Matthew and Peter Slutsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matthew and Peter Slutsky

In March 2008, I asked readers of HuffPost to reach out to reporters and bloggers to help tell the story of Turk Sabri Bogday, who at the time faced unjust execution in Saudi Arabia.

Why Old Media Can't Deny New Media

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Herzog

Twitter is a subset of new media. Your evening news and morning papers aren't quite there, lacking internet technologies, commenting, and synchronous interactivity.

Hudson Crash Required Journalists to Collaborate

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

The photographs taken at the site of the Hudson crash may be the best proof yet that citizen journalism is not only essential, but is here to stay.