As newspapers make cuts in staff, skim down print coverage, and online news outlets become more mainstream, it seems everyone is a journalist these days. People now surf blogs and social networking sites to get their "news" and overnight some regular Joe in anywhere, U.S.A., is an authority. We are at a crossroads in the who, what and how we report news and target media. It's exciting to know that anyone and everyone's voices can now be heard, but at what cost?
Are we blurring the lines between what's fact and opinion? Or are we creating a more realistic two-way communication in which we can really understand each other?Continue Reading