Yahoo and Reuters want users to submit eyewitness photos

Posted on Friday, Dec 08 2006 @ 06:32 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Yahoo and Reuters announced a partnership to invite the public to contribute eyewitness photos and videos of news events.
The Internet media company said it has created a news contribution system called "You Witness" and is working with news and information company Reuters Group Plc, which will edit and distribute selected photos to other news outlets.

Yahoo plans to run selected images contributed by users as part of topical packages on Yahoo News, which currently offers news from dozens of professional news organizations including Associated Press, CNN and Reuters.

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