Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
   
Leaderboard
1,998 points
1
avatar   Tim Sandle
1,644 points
2
avatar   Markos Papadatos
1,418 points
3
avatar   Karen Graham
1,087 points
4
avatar   James Walker
1,058 points
5
avatar   Marcus Hondro
694 points
6
avatar   Steve K
520 points
7
avatar   Ken Hanly
506 points
8
avatar   Megan Hamilton
455 points
9
avatar   Sarah Gopaul
411 points
10
avatar   Nathan Salant
385 points
11
avatar   Leo Reyes
382 points
12
avatar   Stephen Morgan
356 points
13
avatar   Brett Wilkins
320 points
14
avatar   Joseph Boltrukiewicz
291 points
15
avatar   Hans Smedbol
280 points
16
avatar   Can Tran
271 points
17
avatar   Larry Seely
249 points
18
avatar   Sravanth Verma
249 points
19
avatar   Paula Kirman
241 points
20
avatar   JohnThomas Didymus
238 points
21
avatar   Igor I. Solar
235 points
22
avatar   Russ Teed
229 points
23
avatar   Robert Myles
227 points
24
avatar   Tim O'Brien
201 points
25
avatar   Paul Wallis
197 points
26
avatar   Micki Hogan
178 points
27
avatar   Owen Weldon
176 points
28
avatar   Leekwoman
173 points
29
avatar   Jonathan Farrell
162 points
30
avatar   skeptikool
155 points
31
avatar   Karen Hardison
153 points
32
avatar   Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu
145 points
33
avatar   John Duarte
144 points
34
avatar   Newsy Last
141 points
35
avatar   Adrian Peel
141 points
36
avatar   George Varkey
125 points
37
avatar   Steve Schmidt
124 points
38
avatar   sumdume
116 points
39
avatar   Kev Hedges
116 points
40
avatar   Victoria N. Alexander
105 points
41
avatar   AR Vasquez
101 points
42
avatar   Joie Maccarone
101 points
43
avatar   Scott Tuttle
100 points
44
avatar   Ashleigh Bones
97 points
45
avatar   Elke Nagy
97 points
46
avatar   Preston Van Dyke
90 points
47
avatar   Alyssa Sellors
88 points
48
avatar   Mugais Jahangir
86 points
49
avatar   Jeff Cottrill
84 points
50
avatar   Holly L. Walters
Achievements
Top Photographer
James
Paula
Joseph
Brett
Tim
Top Editor
Ken
Nathan
Hans
Robert
Karen
Marcus
Karen
Igor
Steve
Tim
Top Commenter
skeptikool
Igor
Leekwoman
Doruvu
Tim
Ken
Karen
Steve
Hans
Paul
Newsy
Megan
sumdume
Marcus
Steve
David
Russ
Victor
Karen
Brett
Top Content Producer
Joseph
Nathan
Steve
Markos
Leo
Ken
Tim
Sarah
Tim
Stephen
Karen
Tim
Sravanth
Megan
Markos
Larry
Tim
Marcus
James
Can
Power User
Steve
Hans
Marcus
Can
Joseph
Ken
Paula
Karen
Stephen
Brett
Sarah
JohnThomas
James
Sravanth
Markos
Nathan
Megan
Tim
Leo
Larry

How to Earn Points

25 pointsConnect Facebook and Digital Journal accounts
17 pointsPost an original news article (Special)
12 pointsPost an "In the media" article
7 pointsSubmit a revision on a news article and have it approved
3 pointsUpload original photography (+3 points for each Like)
3 pointsLog in to Digital Journal daily
1 pointsPost a comment

Details

Connect with Facebook: Click on the blue Connect button on the top of the page to connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook. Note: If you don't see this button it means you're already connected.
Post an original news article (Special): Hover over the red Contribute button at the top of the page and click Post News. Note this feature is for Digital Journalists only (if you're not yet a Digital Journalist, you will be prompted to become one). On this page, we're looking for you to submit a news article with an interview or on-the-ground report where you are the source. A press conference, sporting event, an interview with a politician -- these are examples of what we call original reporting. When you're submitting your article, be sure to check the "Extra effort" box to indicate your article is an original report. Here's more info on original reporting.
Post an "In the media" article: Hover over the red Contribute button at the top of the page and click Post News. Note this feature is for Digital Journalists only (if you're not yet a Digital Journalist, you will be prompted to become one). On this page, we're looking for you to submit a news article or summary based on sources you've found online. Did the President announce something? Did a company launch a new product or service? Publish a news article and link to your sources so readers can learn about what's happening. Here's more info on linking to multiple sources and publishing an "In the media" report.
Submit a revision on a news article and have it approved: Go to on any news article and click the "Edit" button found at the top right. Submit editorial suggestions on spelling, grammar, missing words, etc. and then click "Submit revision." The Digital Journalist who wrote the article can then approve your edits. Here's more info on submitting revisions.
Upload Top-rated original photography: Hover on the red Contribute button on the top of the page and then select Upload Images. Or add original photos in an article or blog. You'll be taken to a prompt where you can select images on your computer to upload, and be sure to check the box indicating you took the photos.
Log in to your Digital Journal daily: Visit Digital Journal each day and read news, share stories that you find important and share content submitted by others.
Post a comment: Scroll down to the bottom of the page on news articles, images and blogs and post a comment and share your thoughts on the content.