CBS Eye Mobile
Citizen journalists are a fast-growing population, with the rise of blogs and vlogs. Now aspiring reporters have another outlet through which they can report with CBS Eye Mobile. Create your own news stories through written excerpts and visuals, and explore and comment on reports from fellow citizen journalists worldwide.
- Sign up for a CBS Eye Mobile Account (free and easy) and start creating your own news stories
- Upload photos for your news stories straight from your iPhone
- View and comment on reports from other users from around the globe
- Update your content as new developments arise
- You’ll be treated to some exceptional content on behalf of talented and insightful reporters
- You can upload videos, though not instantly it seems (More of a limitation on iPhone’s part, as it does not capture video)
- More news categories/organization would be welcome (such as sports, national/world affairs, etc.)
- No strict content regulation, which means you may come across some rather questionable and nonsensical stories
- Comment and views counter not always accurate (Example: lists 0 comments on a story with 2 comments)
Browsing the world of grassroots news on CBS Eye Mobile:
CBS Eye Mobile will by no means become anyone’s end-all-be-all source for news. Despite the "trash" that may clutter this App, there is also plenty of insightful stories. Whether you aspire to become a reporter or want to take a break from reading what the Mainstream Media spouts, you’ll find great value in this news App.