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The UpTake partners with Veracifier

Big news!  The UpTake now has a new outlet for the video it produces.  We just launched a strategic partnership with Veracifier.com to recruit, train, and showcase independent video journalists from around the country during the 2008 election year. That means our citizen journalists have the opportunity to have their work featured alongside video from Talking Points Memo. Needless to say, we're very excited by this partnership.

Mike McIntee posted the Press Release. Mike, by the way, is executive producer for The UpTake who used to run television news rooms. He's really been running the citizen journalism operation - everything from organizing citizen journalists to training, editorial, and helping setup our new UpTake Headquarters right across the street from the Xcel Center. We'll have a front row seat to the Republican National Convention in 2008, and we hope citizen journalists from around the country and beyond will join us.

December 16, 2007 at 03:03 PM in Media, The Uptake, Videoblogging | Permalink


Congrats on this, I twittered it as soon as I saw the press release that Marc Boxser from NNN sent over to me. I hope this helps continue to grow independent journalists -- we need it badly right now.

Posted by: Steve Woolf at Dec 17, 2007 5:27:08 AM

things really seem to be on the UP-swing. sweet deal.

p.s. congrats on new diggs! http://s4xton.com/1646/the-uptakes-new-digs

Posted by: worm 2 at Dec 17, 2007 3:13:42 PM

thanks amigos!

Posted by: chuck olsen at Dec 17, 2007 6:21:38 PM