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What Should The City's First 'Chief Digital Officer' Do?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After a six month search, the Bloomberg administration has made Rachel Sterne the city's first chief digital officer. Sterne, 27, founded the citizen...

Making Sense of the Hyperlocal Landscape

Rachel Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sterne

New media guru Jeff Jarvis calls it the 'Holy Grail.' Michael Gluckstadt's Fast Company feature questioned its '$100 Billion Potential.' So what does ...

Gaza Destruction, Rebuilding: Send Us Your Videos

Talk to US | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Talk to US

In partnership with Ground Report and WorldFocus, our Talk to US initiative asks web users around the world to share perspectives on international new...

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...

Suspected US Missile Strikes Hit Pakistan

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
GroundReport

Originally published on GroundReport.com, the citizen journalism platform that covers world news from the ground. By Abudlhadi Hairan PESHAWAR-- At...

Ghana Outcry Over Ex-President's 'Greedy' Demands

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
GroundReport

Days after leaving office, the former president of Ghana, John Kufour, is now at the center of public discontent over what he should get as an ex gratia award.

No. 3 Taliban Leader, Omer Khalid, Killed in Pakistan: Security Forces

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
GroundReport

Originally published on GroundReport.com, the citizen journalism platform that covers world news from the ground. By Alam Zeb Days after a visit by...

US Praises Pakistan Cooperation In Mumbai Attacks Probe

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
GroundReport

Originally published on GroundReport.com, the citizen journalism site covering world news from the ground up. By Imran Schah NEW DELHI-- US Secreta...

As Opposition Grows, Africom Could Be A Headache For Obama

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
GroundReport

Originally published on GroundReport.com, the citizen journalism platform that covers world news at the local level. By Charles Rukuni United State...

Captured Mumbai Terrorist Is Pakistani, Admits Government

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
GroundReport

Originally published on GroundReport.com, the citizen journalism site covering world news at the local level. By Ajmer Alam Wani JAMMU/ISLAMABAD/NE...

With Zimbabwe in Crisis, Children Are Locked Out of Schools

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
GroundReport

Originally published on GroundReport.com, the citizen journalism site covering world news at the local level. As conditions continue to deteriorate ...

Voters Weigh In On Important Local Issues

Rachel Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rachel Sterne

While national news grabs headlines, voters around the country have expressed their interest in local issues this election season. A voter in New York says she wants to know about the impact of immigrants on the city's economy.

Candidate Webcast Stars Signal Way Ahead For Newspapers

Rachel Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rachel Sterne

During this political race newspaper webcasts are succeeding-- and telling a story. Obama's web presence feeds the webcasts. He brought in tens of thousands of surfers in Indiana; Clinton a few hundred.

Obama In Indiana: Dispatches From GroundReport.com

Rachel Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rachel Sterne

At an Indianapolis press conference, Obama struggled to draw a clear distinction for voters between his policies and those of Hillary Clinton. "It's tough," he said, "a lot of our differences get blurred."