iPhone citizen journalism app OneNews is looking for photos from people on the scene of the Oslo bombings to sell to news organizations.
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With the Arab Spring turning everyday citizens with cell phones into witnesses — sometimes the only witnesses — on tumultuous events, the time for the citizen journalism app has definitely arrived.
There are currently dozens of apps in iTunes available for people to submit news tips; some simply offer a way for people to send in local story ideas, others target specific networks and users can send pics and video directly to newsrooms.
Most are free — which speaks to how badly news organizations want no-cost, on-the-ground global coverage.