“Miracle on Hudson” Proves Power of Social Network Reporting


iPhone Photo from Approaching Ferry

The unbelievable story that captivated New York and the world Thursday was also a powerful demonstration of the convergence of old and new media.  As networks scrambled, New Yorkers posted iPhone pix of the plane down and river rescue to Flickr and Twitter… and television stations, getting quickly into the game, picked up on the eyewitness posts and got those people on the air. 

Silicon Alley Insider has pics and video.


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