#cnnfail: Twitter is now the new ‘citizen’s journalism’ – CNET covers CNN’s lapse as twitter shames CNN into covering the real beaking story

CNET covers CNN’s lapse as twitter shames CNN into covering the real beaking story ..

This is a fascinating live exercise .. Its a lesson on how old media will be held accountable for .. and twitter is now the new ‘citizen’s journalism’

#cnnfail

CNET coverage HERE

My favourite was @eadvocate who said

eadvocateTo @cnn Thank you 4 following the Twitterverse for breaking news. Submit user-generated reports at iReport for us to review. #Cnnfail

ha ha!

Note that iReport says:

TAKE NOTE:iReport.com is a user-generated site. That means the stories submitted by users are not edited, fact-checked or screened before they post. Only stories marked “On CNN” have been vetted for use in CNN news coverage.

Do we care??

Comments

  1. bowler says:

    every major news station seems to have a theme that they focus on all the time that isn’t really related to news… logical conclusion: listen to public radio or watch PBS

  2. Twitter is like a breath of fresh air on the Social Media scene. I have been on it for just a few weeks now and I have met several interesting people. It is a platform to network with people you would like to meet in real life.
    KZ