. . . even the NY Slimes finds an acorn every once in a while, then they bury it on page B3 of the Sunday edition.
“. . . bloggers and hundreds of ordinary people stepped into the role of citizen journalists and shared their experiences, cellphone photos and videos online.
There was a whole army of people who did the job of reporters, sharing what was happening on the streets,”
This whole army of uncredentialed, ununionized, amateur people doing the jobs professional reporters used to do are Civilian Irregular Information Operators.
The last survivors of the Old Media are migrating online and attempting to recruit New Media types whose writing styles and ideological outlook don’t clash too much with the dead tree edition.