• Datran Media Acquires Citizen Journalism Platform Allvoices

    Exclusive: Digital Marketing company Datran Media has acquired Allvoices, a fast-growing citizen journalism platform. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed by the companies but we hear the acquisition was a mixture of cash and stock. Allvoices, which has raised $9 million in funding and launched in 2008, is the brainchild of former VC Amra Tareen. The site allows anyone to contribute… Read More

  • Citizen Journalism Platform Allvoices Growing Fast Thanks To Global Expansion

    We’ve written about Allvoices, a citizen journalism platform that is seeing fast growth internationally. In fact, the site, which was launched in 2008, is even approaching CNN’s iReport in terms of worldwide traffic. According to comScore’s May data, Allvoices saw 3 million unique visitors worldwide compared to 3.6 million unique visitors for CNN’s iReport. But in the U.S. Read More

  • Citizen Journalism Platform AllVoices Sets Up News Desks In 30 Cities Around The World

    AllVoices, a fast-growing citizen journalism platform, is announcing significant expansion today. The startup is launching global news desks in 30 different cities around the world, where both professional and citizen journalists will provide regular in-country reports from the ground. With the news desks, citizen reporters will be able to receive assignments from professional journalists. Read More

  • AllVoices Raises $3 Million For Citizen Journalism Site; Takes CNN's iReport Head-On

    With the events that took place in Iran last year, the Mumbai bombings and even the plane crash on the Hudson River, there’s no doubt of the power of citizen journalism in today’s media age. Whether it be through social media sites, such as Twitter or through news sites catered towards citizen journalism, the active voice of the eyewitness is now a significant part of any story… Read More