Vancouver firm NowPublic, the biggest participatory news network in the world, has just announced a new partnership with ShoZu, the mobile social media provider. The partnership is designed to allow citizen journalists to send photos and video directly from their mobile phones to NowPublic using the Shozu service, with NowPublic listed as a destination on Shozu's mobile application and its website catalog. Shozu already allows for mobile updates to such services as Facebook, Youtube, Flickr, Blogger and Twitter.
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... more