Come4news

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Come4news
Type of site
Citizen journalism
Available in French
Owner Fabien Bardoux
Website come4news.com
Alexa rank Negative increase 11,523 (June 2013)[1]
Commercial Yes
Registration Optional
Launched April 2007
Current status Online

Come4news is a website of news with voluntary and non-professional writers, created by Fabien Bardoux in April 2007, after acquiring Technoblog.[2]

A pioneer[3] in the field of citizen journalism, Come4News is in line with the French community newspapers like Indymedia (1999). Many sites more or less participatory have emerged since then, such as Rue89, The Huffington Post, Mediapart and Atlantico. It can be compared to the Korean site OhmyNews.

In January, 2013, near 8000 volunteers[4] enrolled as editors on the French website. They are 10525 reporters today. At that time, the site had more than a thousand of volunteer moderators. Many categories have emerged since the launching of Come4News : Politics, environment, Education, Healthcare, Economics, Sports...

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  1. ^ "Come4news.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 
  2. ^ http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/la-societe-come4news-rachete-le-site-communautaire-technoblog-153732815.html
  3. ^ http://www.clubic.com/actualite-159632-come4news-journalisme-citoyen.htmll. Retrieved June 19, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130507045949/http://www.globalcom.biz/partenaires/95-c4n-le-media-participatif. Archived from the original on May 7, 2013. Retrieved June 19, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)