Ian Somerhalder Is Helping Millennials Engage With the News

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Reading news stories about Grumpy Cat and Miley Cyrus can now be a charitable cause, thanks to Ryot News and actor Ian Somerhalder

The social startup is working to engage its readers so that breaking news — and even viral cat and celebrity content — can directly lead to a rise in social activism

They call it “becoming the news.”

Ryot works very similarly to any news blog, posting content created by its own reporters and citizen journalists, and aggregating articles from the Associated Press and Reuters, explained Ryot’s founders David Darg and Bryn Mooser at Mashable’s Social Good Summit

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Via: Mashable: Media

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