From the journa…

From the journalists’ point of view it means that newsroom systems have to be re-calibrated. This means in a practical way they have to be able to respond to multiple sources and speeds of information. In an ethical sense, they have to set parameters for what they will report – even conditionally. It may be that the same news organisation will do this differently on its different platforms. A live blog will be able to cite more sources than a news bulletin, for example.

Thoughtful analysis from Charlie Beckett on what media coverage of the Boston bombings tells us about the future of journalism and its intersection with twitter etc

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