Seeing the Japan disaster: citizentube’s Channel

This is what socialmedia is all about. I LOVE citizentube. This is the real thing, the most important aspect of our new media culture, sharing with each other in real time. I’m not checking my newspaper or even switching on some television news, I’m here with Twitter, finding out about the horrible Japan story as its happening. But even Twitter, the excellent service that it is, can never match the power of video.And there’s a reason news networks will never be as responsive or as authentic as actual citizen journalism.

Watch these videos (same link), and you will know what it was like to be there. Youtube has achannel that just autoplays through a playlist of unbelieveable footage of the crisis.  I LOVE SOCIAL MEDIA!

Notice that the video from inside CNN headquarters looks exactly like the videos shot by everyone else.

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