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Now Public!

I posted a photo of snow in SFU in my flickr account this morning. Right after that I got a message, which seemed like an automatic one, from a news site named Now Public. They asked for my permission for using that photo for a news story about yesterday's SFU closure due to snow.
The idea of having a news site where reporters are Internet users, is a nice idea. It may be the future of automatic news sites like Google news.

- The news is NowPublic.com
- Simon Fraser University Closed Due to Snow


Posted to Photos by pooya at January 11, 2007 01:05 PM

Posted by: Najafali at January 12, 2007 10:22 PM

Beautiful. Keep up the good work.

Posted by: pooya at January 12, 2007 11:30 PM

:D Thanks Dad.

Posted by: مسافر هندوستان at January 18, 2007 11:32 AM

nice pic. nice idea dude...

Posted by: jsam at January 23, 2007 10:48 AM

have u seen fark.com ? it's so fun ...

Posted by: pooya at January 24, 2007 12:31 AM

Jsam: I've heard of it before, but never looked into it carefully. Looks fun. So is that like people submit news links and then people comment on that? How is different from let say, digg?

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