Net News Daily

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Net News Daily
Nnd logo.jpg
Type of business Partnership
Type of site
News & blogging
Available in English
Founded January 2009
Headquarters Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Area served Worldwide (based on Scottish subjects)
Employees 12[citation needed]
Slogan(s) We take the news and mash it up
Website www.netnewsdaily.com
Alexa rank Negative increase 22,136,439 (March 2012)[1]
Current status Offline

Net News Daily (NND) is a British news website. The site covers a range of topics, such as technology and entertainment and includes a prominent interviews section. Net News Daily was launched on 8 January 2009 as a simple news blog, but has grown since then.[2][3][4]

Site popularity[edit]

The site's creators have claimed in interviews that NND receives up to 5000 visitors per day.[5][6]

Interviews[edit]

The site has conducted interviews with YouTube stars and people involved in breaking news stories.

Michael Mooney[edit]

Michael Mooney was the creator of Mikeyy, a malicious worm on Twitter. He was interviewed by NND,[7] during which Mooney revealed information that other media outlets did not already know. The interview was cited by Sky News[8] and Computerworld.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netnewsdaily.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  2. ^ "The news website with teen editorial leads". BBC News. 19 May 2009. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  3. ^ Smith, Claire (10 June 2009). "Interview: Global acclaim is a net result for teen journalists". The Scotsman. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Kiss, Jemima (8 June 2009). "Elevator Pitch: Thirteen year-old Scott Campbell has a vision for the future of news". PDA: The Digital Content Blog. The Guardian. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  5. ^ Knowles, Jamillah (19 May 2009). "Guatemala, Wolfram Alpha, Acquine and news". BBC. 
  6. ^ Radio 2 Interview, 8 June 2009
  7. ^ Campbell, Scott (12 April 2009). "Interview with the Creator of the StalkDaily Worm". Net News Daily. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  8. ^ "Teenage Twitter Hacker: 'I Could Be Jailed'". Sky News. 14 April 2009. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  9. ^ Keizer, Gregg (12 April 2009). "Weekend worms strike Twitter, teen admits responsibility". Computerworld. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 

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