CNN Proper Admits Twitter Out-Scooped Them on the News About Mumbai

Social Media has official come of age. CNN wrote:

One of the top headlines today on is titled “Tweeting the terror: How social media reacted to Mumbai.” The opening sentence of the piece is even more to the point: “It was the day social media appeared to come of age and signaled itself as a news gathering force to be reckoned with.”

News reporting may never be the same again. Yes, Twitter is a source of serious Journalism. Just remember not to believe everything you read, whether on Twitter or in mainstream media.

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