People powered journalism outbeats mainstream media when reporting on the Hudson River crash

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Yesterday Janis Krums found himself on a ferry outside New York witnessing the Airbus that made an emergency landing in the Hudson River. Only seconds later his first Tweet appeared on Twitter with a link to TwitPic and his now world famous photo of people leaving the plane.

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Later during the day pictures started to appear on Flickr and the story keept on evolving on Now Public, a crowd sourcing newspaper online.

We’re living in a real time world were NOW is what it’s all about. Technology and social media are the enablers and YOU provide the information.

Found through Techcrunch.

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