We didn’t have to see live video footage shot from inside the collapsing...– Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth, addressing what 9/11 would have been like if social media existed on 9/11. Poynter’s Jeff Sonderman has more on what she said about citizen journalism and “new media.”
The Seattle Times has been featuring live webcasts of performances by local musicians, usually in timing with local music festivals. Last week, music blogger Andrew Matson had lined up two artists to perform — Truckasauras and Justin Deary, lead singer of the band Whalebones. Seattle Times’ Bob Payne tells Poynter: “The Times had originally planned to stage the webcast outdoors...