Online Web site PriceofWeed.com tries to find out how much marijuana costs in different areas of the world, according to Poynter. The site used crowdsourcing to get its information, which is basically outsourcing tasks to a large group of people. Online news sites can use this and similar methods to get more information out to readers in the future.
Al-Jazeera's live World Cup coverage has technical glitches that angered viewers, as reported by the Guardian. The glitch was thought to be "sinister" and "for nearly 20 minutes the channel's live transmission of the World Cup's opening match between South Africa and Mexico in June was almost impossible to watch because of blank or frozen screens or commentary in the wrong language," states the article. The Guardian found that as-Salt in Jordan intentionally and illegally jammed the signal for politicial gain.