Why real-time journalism requires healthy dose of skepticism
WBZ-TV Web producer Kara Matuszewski asks, "Are We More Informed With Real Time Journalism?"
Matuszewski, based in Boston, points to the Twitter frenzy caused by Tom Brady's minor car accident earlier this month. The New England Patriot's quarterback was unharmed, a fact not at all clear from the discussion online.
Responding to an original question from @newmediajim, also known as NBC cameraman Jim Long, Matuszewski tweeted that "Real time journalism is great as long as there's Journalism involved." She writes: