For a first for a news company, you can report the news via text message. Yes, you read that right.
Beginning April 2, 2019, users in Canada and The US can send a text message to 1-800-WNews-21 (1-800-963-9721) to report the news.
When sending in a news report, please put in the city, your name, what is happening and your contact information for us to contact you back. You can also send in photos of the story for us to possibly use.
Why Are We Launching this Service?
We are launching a new way to report news which is easy and for users who uses their phones.
Who’s your Service Provider?
We are using GrassHopper for this service.
Who can Send in a Tip?
Users in Canada and the USA will be able to send in a tip if they believe the story will impact a general area.
Please send your tip to 1-800-WNews-21 (1-800-963-9721)
How Long will it take to Respond?
If we believe your story or tip is newsworthy, we will contact you via text message or via phone call for more information.
What Type of Stories Do You Accept?
We accept stories on global events, local events and important issues affecting a general population.
Stories and Tips must follow our community Standards and WNews terms of service.
How will you protect my Information?
Only approved employees are allowed to access the text message and must follow strict guidelines and procedures for data collection.
Are There Any Costs?
We provide the services for free but we can’t make a guarantee that your cell service provider will not charge for this feature. Please contact your cell provider for information. W-World Media nor WNewsNetwork is not responsible for any costs accrued by your cell company