My colleague Lee McClain passed this article on to me — via a post-it note attached to the dead-tree edition of the story.
“Move over, mainstream media, it’s the voter’s turn,” says the blurb
for an event called: “Tapping the Creative Community: The Power of
Voter Generated Media.”
To be sure, there are television satellite trucks parked in the
parking lots around the Pepsi Center, blow-dried anchormen speaking
earnestly into cameras and dignified, old hands like Bob Schieffer of
CBS roaming about the hall.
But in the media security lines snaking outside the convention
venue, the faces are mostly young, the equipment mostly laptops, and
the credentials for Web sites you may have never heard of. —Mackenzie Carpenter, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette