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How we can instantly create a trending topic

When The Breaking News Network mobilizes its 350 city Twitter feeds to tweet a message, it can often get the message up to Twitter trending topics according to @TrendsmapUSA. For example, through this one tweet distributed across 350 cities garnering an aggregate social reach of 600,000, the hashtag #infinityboxes and the Memorial Art Gallery Twitter feed @magur […]

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How we can instantly create a trending topic

When The Breaking News Network mobilizes its 350 city Twitter feeds to tweet a message, it can often get the message up to Twitter trending topics according to @TrendsmapUSA. For example, through this one tweet distributed across 350 cities garnering an aggregate social reach of 600,000, the hashtag #infinityboxes and the Memorial Art Gallery Twitter feed @magur […]

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Supporting Cultural Institutions

Curation of the community is more than just local news, it’s curation of the content the community creates. We’re focused on promoting the local cultural institutions creating content that enriches daily lives, so one of the missions of The Breaking News Network is to expose the real time messaging of museums, performing arts organizations, and events organizers. Simply put, […]

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Supporting Independent News through Local Syndication

Some of the publication members of the Investigative News Network   The latest news feature of The Breaking News Network is simply good national breaking news syndicated across our 350 cities in the US and Canada. But not the corporate kind associated with major networks – TV, cable and print – now run by media […]

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Our 400 city community service – massive national marketing for your cause

Our hashtag amplification program was set up over two years ago to give community newsmakers a voice in their cities through our 400+ city Twitter feeds. We’ve successfully been able to help over 5,000 local civic groups, nonprofits and performing arts organizations syndicate their messages across 400 communities through this program. We’ve proven we can reach over […]

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Curating long form content at the local level with Medium

The Breaking News Network curates the best news media and blog content across 400+ cities, and delivers it to our readers in real time through social media and blogs. Our mission is to syndicate the most comprehensive news about a city as it breaks from traditional local media, social media, and over 5,000 community newsmakers who access […]

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The Breaking News Network on iPad, iPhone and Android

The Breaking News Network has launched our mobile apps: Find the best media and blog feeds in real time across topics like Local News, Sports, Culture, Things to Do, Foodie and Politics. You’re also able to search across topics you want to read about. Find us by querying “The Breaking News Network” on your AppStore or Google Play. […]

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Preparing for the launch of BNN Funding

We’ll soon launch BNN Funding, the crowdfunding platform for social good that leverages The Breaking News Network to provide 350-city media and advocate marketing support for every campaign. Here’s a preview, we’ll fill in more details when we launch. BNN Funding actively supports the marketing of the crowdfund campaign The current crowdfunding model is woefully inadequate: […]

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DoSomething’s #PBJSlam campaign to stock the nation’s foodbanks

DoSomething.org is reprising their great #PBJSlam campaign to feed our hungry. Collect peanut butter and jelly, and stock the shelves of your local food bank. If you’re a local food bank participating in #PBJSlam, simply add the hashtag #PBJSlam and we’ll amplify your tweets to your city via our city feed. If it’s not retweeting, […]

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Building Localized Media Networks that syndicate great content

Today, Mashable’s Lance Ulanoff explains why Twitter should be more like cable TV where consumers can find the channels they love. Checking out content or different topics (on Twitter), like entertainment, politics, science, celebrities, gossip and technology, should be as easy as changing channels on your TV. The Breaking News Network, spanning over 400 cities, […]

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