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  • NowPublic is a participatory news network which mobilizes an army of reporters to cover the events that define our world. In twelve short months, the company has become one of the fastest growing news organizations with thousands of reporters in over 140 countries. During Hurricane Katrina, NowPublic had more reporters in the affected area than most news organizations have on their entire staff.
  • NowPublic was a user-generated social news website. The company was based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was founded by Michael Tippett, Leonard Brody and Michael E. Meyers in 2005. On Sept. 2, 2009 the company was acquired by Clarity Digital Group, LLC, wholly owned by The Anschutz Company, a Denver-based investment company. From 27 December 2013 site was closed and the domain is redirected to In addition to content contributed by users, NowPublic had a content-sharing agreement with the Associated Press. Time magazine named one of the Top 50 websites of 2007. In 2009, the site was nominated for an Emmy in Advanced Technology.

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