New media = the Reformation?

Think about it: what, actually, is “citizen journalism” if it isn’t putting the tools (and even principles) of journalism in the hands of The People? If one thinks of it this way, all those downsized journalists and concerned citizens who’ve started hyperlocal sites are like little Martin Luthers, publishing their own hyperlocal Bibles in their vernaculars…..

This is from a blog by one of the commenters here: http://blog.journalistics.com/2010/are-bloggers-journalists

If Tish only knew how right she was… And of course there are those like http://twitter.com/amandachapel who see it as more of a cult.

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