Video Fridays #27 When Social Media Became News

James Surowiecki pinpoints the moment when social media became an equal player in the world of news-gathering: the 2005 tsunami, when YouTube video, blogs, IMs and txts carried the news — and preserved moving personal stories from the tragedy.

How have you used social media for your news source? The Arc of Northern Virginia is live tweeting their state’s budget hearings on funding for programs supporting people with intellectual disabilities. Kuods to @TheArcofNoVa

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