2008 A year in user generated content

2008: A Year in User-Generated News

Chosen by NowPublic staff, these are our 10 most important
moments of the year in participatory media.  Click on the links to find
out more about each one:

1.    Coordinated attacks in Mumbai
2.    Natural disasters: Sharing emergency information
3.    Olympic torch relay protests in San Francisco
4.    Obama and “Bittergate”
5.    Republican Convention protests change tack
6.    Ushahidi: Crowdsourcing crisis information in Africa
7.    CNN’s news wire plans
8.    Mob rule: Mark Zuckerberg’s interview at SXSW
9.    Twitter gets US student out of Egyptian jail
10.  Fake report on Steve Jobs heart attack