Mass media will try to coopt citizen journalism. Most will botch, a few will get it right.
Introduced Dan Gillmor, Eun-taek Hong, Ethan Zuckerman
The best reporting being done on Guantanamo is by the ACLU. this is stuff the MSM used to do well. These tools are perfect for what you're doing.The mass media will try to adopt, co-opt, but can't control it. The barrier to entry is zero.
(someone's personal video of tsunami) Democratized media: not ability to vote, but to participate -- tools are in the hands of everyone who wants to use them, at least in the developed world READ MORE