[SPORK?] The Rise of the Reporters

Justin Mason jm@jmason.org
Mon, 24 Mar 2003 23:36:31 -0800


Mr. FoRK said:

> > This whole "embedding" thing has me totally fascinated.
> Just wait until every cell phone has a lens & we see dozens of real-time
> views of newsworthy events as they happen. Perhaps not in the desert, but
> who knows...

Well, there is a requirement for interpretation: see
http://media.guardian.co.uk/broadcast/story/0,7493,920729,00.html for a
good story on the dangers of "raw data".   And that's where the journalism
comes in...

--j.