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Tips, Story Ideas, & Contributions

A Great Big City wants to give you a platform to tell your story

If you would like to contribute to A Great Big City, send an email and let us know what's on your mind. Your tips, story ideas, photos, or insider info may be developed into a full article on the site!

Here are some general examples of content we would be interested in:

  • A simple tip with a story idea (e.g. "There's a family of hawks nesting on the windowsill of my apartment!")
  • Photos or video of a breaking news event
  • Insider info or anonymous leaks (see section below)
  • A fully-developed opinion piece, review, or blog post related to city life

If your contribution is chosen to be developed into a story, you will work with an editor to review and confirm your story, and you may remain anonymous in the case of controversial or dangerous stories.

Email A Great Big City to discuss your ideas!

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If you are new to PGP, here is an in-depth guide that explains how to use encrypted email.

Be aware that subject lines and email addresses are not encrypted when sending an encrypted email, so please leave the subject line blank and send your message from an email account where you understand it can be seen sending an encoded message to us.

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