Tuesday, October 28, 2003

This has already appeared on Boing Boing, so it's probably all over the place by now but it's still worth mentioning as an example of the increasingly blurred boundaries between blogging and journalism.

People affected by the wildfires in southern California are being encouraged to e-mail their eyewitness photos -- taken with camera phones and digital cameras -- to this hastily constructed website.

It's the future of journalism in action -- instant reportage gathered not by media "professionals" but by ordinary punters who find themselves at the centre of the story.


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