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10 Reasons Regular Citizens are at the Cutting Edge of Journalism

The Internet, high speed access, and the constant improvement of video recording technology in smartphones have democratized reporting. Mainstream media cannot be everywhere at all times, and citizens with smartphones are often on the scene when a protest breaks out or a crime occurs. With very basic tools to stabilize video and The Internet, high speed access, and the constant improvement of video recording technology in smartphones have democratized reporting. Mainstream media cannot be everywhere at all times, and citizens with smartphones are often on the scene when a protest breaks out or a crime occurs. With very basic tools to stabilize video and record high quality sound now record high quality sound now available, citizen reporters can be mobilized...

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