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’
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
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??