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Selling Video Scoops Online

Citizenside, other websites collect and syndicate amateur videos to professional news groups
By MAX COLCHESTER

PARIS—French website Citizenside recently sold a grainy video of British fashion designer John Galliano conducting an anti-Semitic rant to news organizations around the world.

Mr. Galliano lost his job, and Citizenside pocketed a six-figure bounty.

This was just the latest scoop for the Paris-based company which is one of several websites that collect and syndicate amateur videos to professional news organizations. Citizenside says it sold the Galliano clip for more than €100,000, or about $139,000...more