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CyberJournalist.net: TakeBackTheNews.com

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Another participatory journalism attempt, TakeBackTheNews.com, has launched. (Yes, it’s getting hard to keep track of all of them…)

This one so far seems to be mostly a blog summarizing mainstream media articles. But the site has more ambitious goals. Individuals are encouraged to participate in the following roles at TakeBackTheNews.com:

• General Content Contributors, who submit interesting news-of-the-day items covering various topics

• Topic-Specific Content Contributors, who focus on a particular topic or content area and submit news items relating to it

• Op-Ed Contributors, who submit original opinion pieces

Contributing Bloggers, who submit takes on the latest news and increase blog exposure

• Editors, established contributors who may apply for or be recruited to serve as volunteer editors

Editors will review all editorial submissions for purposes of appropriateness and clarity before publishing content online.]]>