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A ‘city-focused news platform’ called Ripple launches today, with stories written by volunteers


Launching today, Ripple is a news service described by its founder Razmig Hovaghimian as “city-focused news platform powered by local journalists and storytellers.” Its website and mobile app use a location-based news feed to present stories from local news sites on big cities, such as San Francisco or New York. The feed will also include stories by a group of volunteer contributors who are interested in writing about their own neighborhood.

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