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Citizen Journalist: News Feed Item Spearheads Citizen Journalism for Latinos introduces QuePasa News Network (, the first online Latino Citizen Journalism News Channel-

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To meet the growing global demand for online citizen journalism, QuePasa Corporation announced today the launch of the first, Latino citizen journalism website on the World Wide Web, QuePasa News Network ( The addition of makes a stronger presence in the Latino multimedia market, and provides advertisers with additional, targeted access to our fast growing and increasingly affluent audience.

Fueled by video contributions from's citizen journalists, empowers Latinos to upload video reports covering breaking news, politics, sports, human interest, and entertainment.

" provides our members with a real-time opportunity to report and comment on, as well as witness events impacting their lives," said Robert B. Stearns, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Quepasa Corporation. "We intend to stimulate participation from local and national politicians, entertainers, and others who covet's fast-growing, opinionated, and increasingly influential Latino audience."

Registered members of can participate as citizen journalists by linking to through the main page and selecting "News". Members will have access to Breaking News, Popular Playlists, Sports Videos and more. allows registered users to upload videos, share links with other members and grab video widgets (a capability that allows members to add videos to member profiles and other personal sites).

Heading on behalf of Quepasa Corporation is Patricio G. Espinoza. During his 15-year television journalism career, Espinoza has anchored on-camera news programs and produced numerous news and current events segments for ABC, NBC, CBS, Univision, Telemundo, Access Hollywood, Cristina, and Oprah. Espinoza has received 7 Emmy Awards and Nominations.

QuePasa Corporation , headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona (with offices in New York, Miami and Mexico), owns, the world's largest, bicultural, Latino, online community committed to providing entertaining, enriching, and empowering products and services. The website serves its users in the U.S. and Latin America in both Spanish and English.

Contacts: Media: Investors: Lisa M. Martin, Public Relations David Pasquale / Gerrard Lobo 210.227.1999 ext. 129 646-536-7006 / 7023 [email protected] / [email protected]

QuePasa Corporation

CONTACT: Media, Lisa M. Martin, +1-210-227-1999, ext. 129,
[email protected]; or Investors, David Pasquale,
+1-646-536-7006, [email protected], or Gerrard Lobo, +1-646-536-7023,
[email protected], all for QuePasa Corporation

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