Examiner.com is a media company based in Denver, Colorado, that operates a network of local news websites, allowing 'proam contributors' to share their city-based knowledge on a blog-like platform, in 238 markets throughout the United States and parts of Canada with two national editions, one for each country. Examiner.com is a division of Clarity Media Group, with the primary investor being billionaire businessman Philip Anschutz, owner of Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), Regal Cinemas, and other media and entertainment companies. Examiner.com has over 55,000 contributors, commonly referred to on the site as 'Examiners.' The company derives its name from Anschultz/Clarity's 2004 purchase of the San Francisco Examiner, which had previously owned the examiner.com domain. The domain was registered by The San Francisco Examiner on September 13, 1994, and was used by the San Francisco newspaper. Anschutz/Clarity acquired the examiner.
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