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avatar   Tim Sandle
1,506 points
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avatar   Karen Graham
1,387 points
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avatar   Can Tran
1,135 points
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avatar   Markos Papadatos
1,022 points
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avatar   Marcus Hondro
876 points
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avatar   Steve K
848 points
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avatar   James Walker
671 points
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avatar   Ken Hanly
643 points
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avatar   Leo Reyes
616 points
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avatar   Megan Hamilton
509 points
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avatar   Karen Hardison
509 points
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avatar   Sarah Gopaul
506 points
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avatar   Owen Weldon
504 points
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avatar   Brett Wilkins
498 points
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avatar   Sravanth Verma
469 points
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avatar   Stephen Morgan
418 points
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avatar   Larry Seely
392 points
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avatar   Nancy Houser
361 points
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avatar   Nathan Salant
322 points
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avatar   Alex Allen
312 points
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avatar   JohnThomas Didymus
289 points
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avatar   Igor I. Solar
274 points
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avatar   Robert Myles
258 points
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avatar   Adrian Peel
245 points
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avatar   Paul Wallis
242 points
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avatar   Hans Smedbol
241 points
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avatar   Leekwoman
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avatar   skeptikool
229 points
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avatar   Paul Bradbury
218 points
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avatar   Jonathan Farrell
211 points
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avatar   Murray Newlands
191 points
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avatar   Paula Kirman
187 points
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avatar   John Duarte
184 points
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avatar   Holly L. Walters
182 points
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avatar   Tim O'Brien
177 points
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avatar   Earl Dittman
172 points
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avatar   Victoria N. Alexander
166 points
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avatar   Unofre Pili
161 points
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avatar   Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu
155 points
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avatar   Kyle Ashmead
151 points
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avatar   Kev Hedges
151 points
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avatar   Christopher Szabo
143 points
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avatar   Stan Rezaee
142 points
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avatar   sumdume
132 points
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avatar   Steve Schmidt
126 points
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avatar   Scott Tuttle
122 points
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avatar   Joie Maccarone
120 points
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avatar   Jenna Cyprus
120 points
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avatar   Newsy Last
118 points
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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

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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.