Net News Daily


Net News Daily
Net News Daily
Type Partnership
Founded January 2009
Founder Scott Campbell
Nathan Adam
Headquarters Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Area served Worldwide (based on Scottish subjects)
Key people Nathan Adam, Editor
Scott Campbell, CEO
Owner Nathan Adam
Employees 12[citation needed]
Slogan We take the news and mash it up
Website netnewsdaily.com
Alexa rank 397,934[1]
Type of site News & blogging
Available in English
Current status Offline

Net News Daily (NND) is a British news website founded by Scott Campbell and Nathan Adam. The site covers a range of topics, such as technology and entertainment and includes a prominent interviews section. Net News Daily was launched on 8 January 2009 as a simple news blog, but has grown since then.[2][3][4]

Contents

Site popularity

Much of the publicity the site has received has been focused around the young age of the two founders,[2][3][4] including a Newsround report on Scott Campbell.[5] The site's creators have claimed in interviews that NND receives up to 5000 visitors per day.[6][7]

Interviews

The site has conducted interviews with YouTube stars and people involved in breaking news stories.

Michael Mooney

Michael Mooney was the creator of Mikeyy, a malicious worm on Twitter. He was interviewed by NND,[8] during which Mooney revealed information that other media outlets did not already know. The interview was cited by Sky News[9] and Computerworld.[10]

References

  1. ^ "Net News Daily Alexa rank". 7 September 2009. http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/netnewsdaily.com. 
  2. ^ a b "The news website with teen editorial leads". BBC News. 19 May 2009. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/8057246.stm. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Smith, Claire (10 June 2009). "Interview: Global acclaim is a net result for teen journalists". The Scotsman. http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/interviews/Interview-Global-acclaim-is-a.5349480.jp. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  4. ^ a b Kiss, Jemima (8 June 2009). "Elevator Pitch: Thirteen year-old Scott Campbell has a vision for the future of news". PDA: The Digital Content Blog (The Guardian). http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2009/jun/08/startups-entrepreneurs. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  5. ^ Boleto, Ricky (7 August 20098). "Teenager makes his own headlines". Newsround. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_8180000/newsid_8189600/8189678.stm. Retrieved 8 August 2009. 
  6. ^ Knowles, Jamillah (19 May 2009). "Guatemala, Wolfram Alpha, Acquine and news". BBC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/podsandblogs/2009/05/guatemala_wolfram_alpha_acquin.shtml. 
  7. ^ Radio 2 Interview, 8 June 2009
  8. ^ Campbell, Scott (12 April 2009). "Interview with the Creator of the StalkDaily Worm". Net News Daily. http://netnewsdaily.com/2009/04/12/interview-with-the-creator-of-the-stalkdaily-worm/. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  9. ^ "Teenage Twitter Hacker: 'I Could Be Jailed'". Sky News. 14 April 2009. http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Technology/Twitter-Worm-Attack-Biz-Stone-Announces-Review-As-Teenage-Hacker-Michael-Mooney-Speaks-Out/Article/200904215261579. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 
  10. ^ Keizer, Gregg (12 April 2009). "Weekend worms strike Twitter, teen admits responsibility". Computerworld. http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9131478. Retrieved 26 June 2009. 

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