Are Articles Now The Goal Of Journalism – Or A Luxury By-Product?

Jeff Jarvis looks at journalists’ live-blogging and tweeting their reporting from recent news hot spots – the Missouri tornado site, the Arab Spring uprisings, the Canadian election campaign and South by Southwest – and suggests that more reporters’ time should be spent simply gathering and uploading information. Rewrite editors can create an article from the raw material later – if necessary.

Source: BuzzMachine 05/28/11