With cell phones that shoot video, surf the net and snap pictures, there is no such thing as keeping a “low profile.” Just ask Michael Richards, or review the Saddam hanging video. Anybody with a cell phone can now be a reporter.

In December Yahoo launched YouWitnessNews, a website that posts offerings from users after the submissions pass muster with professional editors.

Founded almost two years ago, news website NowPublic.com taps into legions of people that post pictures, videos, or commentary online.

Source: Yahoo News

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