Big news in citizen journalism?

Big news in citizen journalism?

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The OhmyNews site has been the big success in citizen journalism, and it looks like they've just gotten funding.

SEOUL-TOKYO, February 22, 2006

OhmyNews and Softbank have joined hands for the globalization of citizen participatory journalism pioneered by OhmyNews in South Korea six years ago.

OhmyNews and Softbank signed a comprehensive investment contract valued at US$11million on February 22 after both parties agreed to form a strategic partnership in spreading citizen participatory journalism on the global stage.

Softbank will make a direct investment in OhmyNews

Softbank and OhmyNews have agreed to launch OhmyNews International

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