Local Press Co deals with this issue head on by making reporting of news easy, wrapping it in a neat package and serving news to relevant users.
Here's how we did it. We built a platform with a sole purpose of serving local news where individuals report local news as it breaks. We serve these news stories to nearby users, users use ‘vouch’ & ‘dismiss’ actions to validate accuracy.
Additional key features include :
Location Radius – Choose how local you want your news ranging from 2 kms to the entire city
Notifications – Receive alerts when you subscribe to reports or when users engage with your reports
Battery Saver – Continue receiving updates from your default location even with location services turned off
Trust Score – Become a trusted reporter by adding accurate news stories
Filter Content – Decide the categories that interest you and only get news from those
Easy Share – Simultaneously post your reports on Twitter & Facebook or share across platforms
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