Profile: Placeblogger



member since February 9, 2009

About Placeblogger

Placeblogger is the largest searchable index of local news weblogs and local online communities.   We support new, ambitious, grassroots local online news communities. 

With offices in Cambridge, MA and founded in 2007, Placeblogger's seed funding was provided by the Knight Foundation's 21st Century News Challenge.    

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Spot.Us is an open source project to pioneer "community powered reporting." Through Spot.Us the public can commission and participate with journalists to do reporting on important and perhaps overlooked topics. Contributions are tax deductible and we partner with news organizations to distribute content under appropriate licenses.