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Examiner.com is a website offering local news and opinion, owned by Philip Anschutz.[1]. Launched in April 2008, it describes itself as "the insider source for everything local".[2]

The site pays its writers a penny per pageview[3], if that.[4]


Examiner.com contributors include:

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  1. Jason Turbow (2009-07-01). Anschutz: Forbes Examines the Head Examiner. mediabistro.com. Retrieved on 2010-01-19. “...[Anschutz's] program for user-generated content, in which contributors (called "examiners") are paid by the page view (often $.01 per) now targets 90 cities under the Examiner banner. The Examiner's circulation plan includes unsolicited delivery of its free paper to well-to-do zip codes, allowing it to claim to advertisers that it targets only the wealthiest demographics.”
  2. About Examiner.com. Examiner.com. Retrieved on 2009-11-03.
  3. David Sarokin (2009-06-16). Making money online: A penny for your thoughts...er...views!. Examiner.com. Retrieved on 2009-11-03.
  4. Angela Hoy (2009-05-06). Examiner.com - Just Another Pay-Per-Click Meat Market?. Writers Weekly. Retrieved on 2009-11-03.

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