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The Best of News

October 31, 2007 - by Donny Shaw

Newstrust.net has a bipartisan community dedicated to promoting the best, most accurate and most trustworthy journalism of the day. And with their new widgets, you can have the most reputable stories from Newstrust.net delivered straight to your site. They’ve just released hundreds of customizable widgets that cover dozens of topics like media, business, environment and presidential election 2008 and take only a few minutes to post to your site.

Newstrust.net is fundamentally different from other content rating sites. Instead of pushing articles based on popularity, the community at Newstrust.net rates articles according to quality, evaluating each article against 10 core journalistic principles such as fairness, evidence, sourcing and context. It allows news consumers to be the overarching editors of the online media, collectively propping up stories based on their ability to give them the information they want.

The widgets are a great way to track and share the issues that you care about while also giving you and your readers one-click access to contribute by rating the stories. Here’s one that shows today’s best journalism about Congress:

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