futureofjournalism

I think people are understanding that the people who are capturing this stuff in the right place at the right time are giving us something incredibly valuable…They are giving us the first images or first information from the scene and we need to work out how to respect those people.
—  Fergus Bell, social media and UGC editor at AP, discusses important standards for user-generated content, as citizen journalism becomes a prominent source of information. Safety first, he emphasizes.